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Vegans are the world’s modern-day heroes and World Vegan Month is made to celebrate them. This November, plant-based eaters from across the globe come together to celebrate their cruelty-free lifestyle. Members of the community encourage the vegan-curios to adopt veganism by sharing their recipes and lifestyle tips.
There are different ways to embrace the vegan lifestyle, but for starters, it is best to change your current diet with a plant-based diet. Turning your back away from dairy, eggs, fish, and honey, as well as products like leather and fur, can also be done slowly to achieve this kind of lifestyle.
The History of World Vegan Month
The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom was found in November 1944. 50 years after, World Vegan Month was established in the year 1994 with the World Vegan Day celebrated every 1st of November. The day was selected the same day with Day of the Dead to honor the animals who died in supporting human life.
How you can Celebrate?
People choose to mark World Vegan Month in an array of different ways.
1. Indulge in Vegan Food
Host a vegan lunch at work or a vegan dinner party with family and friends. Nowadays, you can even have substitutes for sausage, bacon, honey, butter, and cheese that are actually made from plants and beans. Open a new world for your family and friend by letting them know that you don’t have to give up the savory taste of the meat by going vegan.
2. Try Cruelty-Free Products
More and more people are moving towards supporting cruelty-free companies. You may now find shampoo bars, lipsticks, bath bombs, facial masks, and deodorants that were not tested on animals. Most of these companies rally on having plastic-free products so it’s also good for the environment.
3. Share Recipes and Tips on Social Media
Social Media is big nowadays and to using it as a medium to share your advocacies in nor problem at all. Share your vegan recipes and lifestyle tips to other people through content creation.
If you’re not yet a Vegan, here are some reasons why you should consider being one.
1. Going vegan may treat the health conditions you may already have.
There are some studies that state that a plant-based diet is more effective than medication or even medical procedures.
2. Sticking to a plant-based lifestyle helps you get slim, and stay that way.
Most vegans have a normal and healthy body mass index (BMI) as they do not overindulge in consuming meat and fats and that are calorie-dense.
3. Animal products may contain bacteria
Animal meat contains hormones, dioxins, and other toxins that may contribute to health problems in
4. You can try something new
Over 20,000 kinds of edible plants are available in the world. With the right spices and side dishes, the plant-based meals can be delicious and satisfying.
5. It’s never been so easy to be vegan
Most supermarkets have entire sections devoted to the vegan lifestyle, including meat replacement options and delectable desserts.