Six Universal Reasons for Living Vegan
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FROM Nancy Poznak, MS, CHES, MainStreetVegan.net
January 2022

Prior to going vegan July 2014, I thought veganism was extreme, weird. I didnít know that the values I held dear were already in alignment with living vegan. Like most people, I believed I needed to eat animals to be healthy.

Child and Piglet

Living vegan seems daunting until we learn about the many positive impacts our food choices have on the planet, our health, the animals, and on every individualís life. Prior to going vegan July 2014, I thought veganism was extreme, weird. I didnít know that the values I held dear were already in alignment with living vegan. Like most people, I believed I needed to eat animals to be healthy.

Then reality struck hard. I saw undercover videos of animal agriculture and I was devastated. I immediately dove into researching everything I could find, from every reliable source. Within a week,
I chose to never eat, use, or wear anything derived in whole or in part from sentient beings. I learned volumes of information that I condense here.

When researching the many areas impacted by agriculture, I found these six to be most profound:

  • health
  • environment
  • compassion
  • conservation of water (and all natural resources)
  • wildlife conservation
  • food security

While this article focuses on the impacts of agriculture, all methods of commodifying animals contribute to the inequities inherent in animal, fowl, and fish agriculture.

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