1- The term vegan was coined in 1944 by Donald Watson
2- There is an estimated figure of 16million vegetarians of which around 7.5million are vegans in the US alone!
3-80% of antibiotics sold in the US are for livestock.
4- One vegan saves 1.3 million gallons of water every year
5-Humans are biologically herbivores, we were not designed to eat meat.
6- A study done by Nobel Prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn found that a vegan diet caused more than 500 genes to change in three months, turning on genes that prevent disease and turning off genes that cause cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses
7- If we stopped eating meat the grain grown for meat production could be used to feed 1.3 billion people.
8-Since vegans eat no animals, each vegan saves nearly 200 animals per year.
9-Animal agriculture accounts for 51% of greenhouse gases
10-Every HOUR in the United States 500,000 animals are killed for their meat.
Heres to a better future, until next time, Charlotte xxxx