Environmental reasons to choose a plant-based diet

There are different motivations to switch to a plant-based diet such as for personal health, due to concerns about animal treatment, and to protect our environment. These reasons are motivating more and more of us to eliminate meat and dairy from our food. At first, I was motivated to change my food because I felt that I needed to take action to reduce my lifestyle’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions into the environment. I used the Ecological Footprint Calculator and to my horror discovered that if everyone lived like me, it would take 3.5 Earths per year to sustain my … Continue reading Environmental reasons to choose a plant-based diet

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