Arguments Against Veganism

Veganism is something I find to be overlooked. Vegans, in addition to being vegetarian, do not use other animal products and by-products derived from animal products. People wonder if we would be healthier with a vegan diet, and I’m here to argue yes, not only would we be healthier with a vegan diet, but there comes benefits to going vegan that could help our ecosystem. Although carnists argue against Veganism due to calorie efficiency, it’s actually easily solved with vitamins and minerals.
What many people don’t know is the mistreatment of farm animals. Many people have the misconception that just because meat or animal products are labeled as “organic” it means that the animals aren’t subjected to cruelty and torture. This is false information. According to Sean Carmody, “97% of the 10 billion animals tortured and killed each year are farm
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Colin Campbell had an experimental research program on the effects of nutrition on cancer and other diseases, he assumed it was healthy to eat plenty of meat, milk and eggs, but came to find prevalence rates of heart disease and certain cancers strongly associate with animal-protein-based diets. He goes on to say, “Higher-protein diets achieved by consuming animal-based foods increase the risks of cancer, cardiovascular diseases and many similar ailments, caused by excess protein and other unbalanced nutrients as well.” A health benefit that comes with going vegan would be pain relief, he shares. Some of the most interesting evidence of the effects of meat and dairy foods rises when we stop eating them. Increasing numbers of people resolve their pain (arthritic, migraine, cardiac) when they avoid dairy food. And switching to a whole-food, plant-based diet with little or no added salt, sugar and fat, produces amazing health benefits. This dietary way of living can prevent and even reverse seventy percent to eighty percent of existing, symptomatic disease, with an equal savings in health-care costs for those who

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