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Vegan vs. Meat-Eater

Vegan vs. Meat-eater



Is It Easy Eating Green?

THERE ARE

7.3 MILLION

VEGETARIANS

IN THE

UNITED STATES



59% ARE FEMALE

41% ARE MALE



SO JUST REMEMBER

GREEN IS GOOD!



Average cost of artery

bypass surgery: $3,714



Average cost of coronary

bypass surgery: $57,439



1 2 3 4



High consumption of animal

protein is linked to these:

Prostate

Breast

Colorectal

CANCERS



vs.

SERVING SIZE:

PROTEIN:

EWG CARBON FOOTPRINT RATING:

COST:

FAT:

SATURATED FAT:



LENTILS

1 cup

17.9 g

BEST out of 20 analyzed

20 c

0 g

0 g



PORTERHOUSE STEAK

4 oz.

22 g

2nd WORST out of 20 analyzed

$4

22 g

9 g



What about vitamin D? AaBbCcDd VITAMIN D CAN BE FOUND HERE:



Found in: sunlight, fortified nondairy

milks, and fortified orange juice.



Vitamin D helps maintain a healthy growing body.









More than 70 percent of the

grain that we grow in this country

is fed to farmed animals.



Water Used in Meat and Soybean Production in 2009

SOY 5 trillion gallons

MEAT 235 trillion gallons



If every American skipped one meal of chicken per

week, the carbon dioxide savings would be the same

as taking more than a half-million cars off the U.S. roads.



PER WEEK = 5000,000 CARS



USDA-Recommended Daily Intake

Three glasses of milk per day equals 1,095

glasses per year.



THAT'S 194,000,000,000

PUS CELLS PER YEAR!



Farmed animals use

more than half

the water

consumed in the U.S.



Every day, nearly 2,400 Americans

die of some type of cardiovascular

diaease-this amounts to an average

of one death every 36 seconds.

In many of these cases, the disease

is largely caused by eating a diet that

is full of animal-derived products



CHOLESTEROL

Average cholesterol level of an American:

Meat-eater: 210

Vegetarian: 161

Vegan: 133





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Vegan vs. Meat-Eater

shared by RoranStronghammer on Jun 15, 2013 in Food

Vegan vs. Meat-Eater

shared by RoranStronghammer on Jun 15, 2013 in Food

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I want you to read this whole thing, and then think for yourself. Don't stop in between. Just think about it once. These stats are for US basically, but it doesn't mean that it doesn't apply to the n...
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