The scars on my hands and legs Remind me that I’m a fighter That I can make it through anything That I can survive the worst and make my way back The stretch marks on my body Remind me that I’m an adult And not all change is bad Because this one sure wasn’t The [...]
It is hard to believe what they say With every sentence uttered From their perfectly synchronized lips That the fate of humanity could be so cruel Their actions carried out against our brothers and sisters Out somewhere are real I can not hear them anymore It's better to switch the channel To shut out [...]
I know I haven't been posting much lately but it's because I have just been really overwhelmed with school. Because of that I didn't have like something specific I wanted to write about so I thought I would right about some of the things I have been thinking about. Lately I have been thinking a lot about [...]
The first post from this blog and I’m already hooked!
People decide to become Vegetarian or Vegan for many reasons, including health, religion, concerns about animal welfare amongst others. Whatever the reason Vegetarianism has become more appealing and accessible, thanks to the year-round availability of fresh produce, more vegetarian/vegan options, and the growing culinary influence of cultures with largely plant-based diets.
Today according to a Harris Interactive poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, a nonprofit organization that disseminates information about vegetarianism six to eight million adults in the United States eat no meat, fish, or poultry. About two million have become vegans, forgoing not only animal flesh but also animal-based products such as milk, cheese, eggs, honey and gelatine as well as the use of products such as silk, fur, leather, wool, cosmetics and soaps derived from animal products.
Traditionally, research into vegetarianism focused mainly on potential nutritional deficiencies, but in recent years, the pendulum has swung the other way, and…
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