Reasons Why Being Vegetarian Rocks!

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  1. Livestock is not a sustainable source of food. Cattle production around the world consumes enough grain to feed the ENTIRE world's people.
  2. Slaughter houses are cruel and inhumane. Regardless of intelligence, no animal deserves to suffer through life.
  3. 'Meat' can include the tail, head, feet, rectum, and spinal cord of an animal. YUCK!
  4. Animals are pumped full of growth hormones and fat to become bigger faster, as well as antibiotics to fight off potential infection. Do you really want that in your body?
  5. Rainforests are constantly being cleared for agricultural land to grow grain to feed livestock. Do you condone cutting down the forest for a steak?
  6. There are millions of cases of food poisoning recorded every year. A huge majority of those cases are caused by eating meat.
  7. African countries export grain to developed countries to fatten animals up for dinner, yet millions of Africans die from starvation annually. where's the humanity in that?

Here's an interesting article on human physiology and why eating meat at every meal is really not necessary! http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/31/meat-why-bother/?hp