Tuesday, September 18, 2007

go veg: vegatarianism is the humane choice

Go Veg gives you the 411 on the vegatarian 101:
from recipes, cookbook suggestions, general questions and links to all, GoVeg is an informative website for the already plant based diet or those thinking about the switch. They say, "There are vegetarian alternatives to almost any animal food, from soy sausages and "Fib Ribs" to Tofurky jerky and mock lobster. Vegetarian-friendly menus are sprouting up everywhere—even Burger King offers veggie burgers—and more and more eateries are focusing exclusively on vegetarian and vegan foods. There are fantastic alternatives to every dairy product you can imagine, including Soy Delicious ice cream, Silk chocolate soy milk, Tofutti cream cheese, and more. Every year in the U.S., more than 27 billion animals are slaughtered for food. Raising animals on factory farms is cruel and ecologically devastating. Eating animals is bad for our health, leading directly to many diseases and illnesses, including heart attacks, strokes, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. In response to animal welfare, health, and ecological concerns, compassionate people everywhere are adopting a vegetarian diet." Not to mention the millions of acres of rainforest decimated for cattle...check out the sites' "30 day veg pledge" and their "reasons to go vegetarian."

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