Numerous studies show that a whole plant-based lifestyle would slash food’s global warming emissions. This is one more reason to to stop eating all chicken, fish, beef, pork and dairy products. I’m not 100% certain, but I think that this is the first time that I’ve written about the environmental reasons to eat plant-based foods. While I am very concerned about climate change and I am an animal lover, I have chosen to not involve Hypnosis Health Info in the politics of global warming. I’ve also chosen to not post on the ethics of animal experimentation. There is so much information on the health benefits of living a whole food plant-based lifestyle and on the diseases that eating meat and dairy cause, that I could post daily for decades to come. But now my conscience tells me that I can longer remain silent. It takes 660 gallons of water to make a 1/3 pound hamburger.
I have five beautiful granddaughters ages 8 to 30. Each one gifted and beautiful in her own way. What kind of world will we leave for future generations? There are many things in this life that are out of my control. The one thing that I do have control of is what I eat and how much I eat. I do have the power to choose whole plant-based foods. It may not seem like much, but, I know that I am not contributing to animal cruelty, I’m minimizing my impact on the earth’s water supply. I’m also not wasting money on healthcare.
Vegan Eating Would Slash Food’s
Global Warming Emissions
, March 22, 2016: By eating less meat and more fruit and vegetables, the world could prevent several million deaths per year by 2050, cut planet-warming emissions substantially, and save billions of dollars annually in healthcare costs and climate damage, researchers said.
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Food’s Global Warming Emissions
Analysis and valuation of the health
and climate change cobenefits of dietary change
PNAS, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: The food system is responsible for more than a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions while unhealthy diets and high body weight are among the greatest contributors to premature mortality. Our study provides a comparative analysis of the health and climate change benefits of global dietary changes for all major world regions. We project that health and climate change benefits will both be greater the lower the fraction of animal-sourced foods in our diets. Three quarters of all benefits occur in developing countries although the per capita impacts of dietary change would be greatest in developed countries. The monetized value of health improvements could be comparable with, and possibly larger than, the environmental benefits of the avoided damages from climate change.
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If by 2050 the whole world went to a whole food plant-based lifestyle, we would prevent 8 million deaths, cut food-related greenhouse gases by 70% and save $1 trillion in health care costs. It seems like a no-brainer to me. Learn hypnosis and discover how easy it is to let go of your desires for the foods that make you sick and fat and destroy our world.
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