Veganism is gaining popularity for a reason. People are beginning to recognize that the small choices they make influence everything, including their diet.
A Vegan diet is one that encompasses benefits for the body, the earth, and wellbeing of animals.
Absolutely no normal person would ever want another to endure rape, murder and torture. So then why would you want it happen to other beings that cannot defend themselves?
Simply by boycotting the dairy and meat industry can contribute to ending suffering and promote self health.
This movement works best in numbers to really make a difference. Spreading knowledge about the topic to your friends and family helps bring awareness to the problems in the industry and health. In order to tackle other, larger, problems in the world, we have to start with the small ones on our plates.
Rachel McDowell is a Sophomore in high school and lives in Michigan, United States