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The benefits of being a vegetarian
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A vegetarian diet is earth-friendly!

 

 - A vegetarian diet is earth-friendly!

If you have had a chance to see the movie Food, Inc. than you are probably familiar with the less-than-humane way that our meat products are brought from farm to table.

By switching to a vegetarian diet, not only can you spare the life of an animal, but it will also help to reduce the environmental toll that it takes to raise these large amounts of animals for mass consumption.

“It is also extremely wasteful to grow the soy and corn which is fed to livestock,” says Barbi, “leading to massive deforestation globally as land is cleared to produce these crops. Simply growing crops for people to eat directly would save a lot of land from being cleared.”




  
  

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2012/08/04
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