you know that when you eat a healthier diet, consider more vegetarian options,
and don't waste food, you're helping end world hunger!
-- Robert Alan Silverstein
of the most powerful ways to make a difference is to become a vegetarian, which
helps save animals, helps the ecology of the planet and can improve your health.
-- Robert Alan Silverstein
industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your
idea of "real food for real people" you'd better live real close to a real good
-- Neal Barnard, M.D.
you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life.
Don't eat meat.
-- Kim Basinger
The American fast food diet and the meat eating habits of the wealthy around the
world support a world food system that diverts food resources from the hungry.
A diet higher in whole grains and legumes and lower in beef and other meat is
not just healthier for ourselves but also contributes to changing the world system
that feeds some people and leaves others hungry.
have been a vegetarian for about 10 years. And it really was due to the reading
that I did. And they explain so that you understand why it's important for the
planet's survival along with compassion for animals. It certainly made it much
easier for me. I lost weight really fast. My mother died from cancer so this is
all very personal to me. And I just would like the planet to be a better place.
And I think you'll find a vegetarian diet to be really incredible these days.
-- Linda Blair
become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana.
I was so moved by the intelligence,sense of fun and personalities of the animals
I worked with on Babe that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian.
any kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming they would never touch
meat again.I was so moved by the intelligence,sense of fun and personalities of
the animals I worked with on Babe that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian.
~ James Cromwell
We don't need
to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could.
|"People think of animals
as if they were vegetables, and that is not right. We have to change the way people
think about animals. I encourage the Tibetan people and all people to move toward
a vegetarian diet that doesn't cause suffering." |
man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds theirs. We live by the death
of others: we are burial places! I have from an early age abjured the use of meat,
and the time will come when men such as I will look on the murder of animals as
they now look on the murder of men.
~Leonardo da Vinci
have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men
such as I look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of
men." -- Leonardo da Vinci
things made me become a vegetarian, among them, the higher food yield as a solution
to world hunger. |
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on
Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. |
"You have just dined, and
however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance
of miles, there is complicity."
About 2,000 pounds
of grains must be supplied to livestock in order to produce enough meat and other
livestock products to support a person for a year, whereas 400 pounds of grain
eaten directly will support a person for a year. Thus, a given quantity of grain
eaten directly will feed 5 times as many people as it will if it is eaten indirectly
by humans in the form of livestock products....
-- M.E. Ensminger, PH.D.
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