Benefits

 

SAVE LIVES

Plant-based nutrition has been shown to protect against the 15 leading causes of death in the world, including many cancers, and may offer benefits as a disease modifying tool to improve the management and treatment of these conditions. (50)

You can stop and reverse heart disease with plant-based diets. (51)

Researchers found that leading a vegan lifestyle would save 8.1 million lives by 2050. (53)

TRILLIONS SAVED WITH VEGAN DIET

Just talking about financial saving alone, scientists in the Netherlands found that of the estimated 32 trillion GBP needed to stop global warming, a full 80% of this amount would be saved with the vegan diet. That’s a saving of 25 trillion GBP for the simple step of turning away from the meat to eating plant-based goods. 

SEQUESTER 265 GIGATON OF CARBON

If the world goes vegan, we can sequester more carbon on the land that is freed up from animal agriculture than all the carbon added to the atmosphere from fossil fuel burning and land use changes since 1750. (36)

PERSONAL SAVINGS

A meat-free diet is cheaper by more than £600 a year. (54)

VEGANISM CAN SAVE LIVES, MONEY AND THE PLANET

“We project that health and climate change benefits will both be greater the lower the fraction of animal-sourced foods in our diets. These dietary shifts could translate into financial savings – up to 0.8 trillion GBP a year on healthcare and lost working days.” (37)

AGRICULTURAL LAND FREED UP

If the world goes vegan, the extent of agricultural land that will be freed up for reforestation will be greater than the land area of the United States, European Union, Australia and China together. (35)

WHY YOU SHOULD GO ANIMAL-FREE: 18 ARGUMENTS FOR EATING MEAT DEBUNKED

Unpalatable as it may be for those wedded to producing and eating meat, the environmental and health evidence for a plant-based diet is clear. (49)