Whether you're trying to lessen your carbon footprint by eating less animal-based products or you want to eat healthier, plant-based proteins are abundant and have amazing benefits to the body.
I have been vegan for almost 2 years (that went by quick!) and my acne-prone skin has cleared up, I get to eat more filling, satisfying foods, while simultaneously reducing my carbon footprint (do you know how much water it takes to make 1 pound of beef?!).
“It takes 441 gallons of water to produce one pound of boneless beef—or about 110 gallons for a quarter-pound hamburger.” – UC Davis Study
Although I did go vegan for animal cruelty reasons (my dog was actually the reason why I went vegan – long story), it has had amazing effects on my entire body.
I do believe veganism has progressed in ways many of us didn't think as imaginable. Since going vegan, I've had many friends and family transition for either health, the environment, or for their love of animals.
You'd think to live in a small town in Texas there would be no vegan options available, but almost all of the restaurants in the area have at least one vegan option, and we even have 100% vegan restaurants in town. We also have a 100% vegan fast food joint opening up here!
We actually spend the exact same (or a little less) on our food than when we were eating meat and dairy. I also use Ibotta to save money on produce. You can get $10 in your account for signing up with my link here.… Read more