WHY PLANT MEATS?
REDUCE YOUR IMPACT
1 calorie of animal protein requires 11 times as much fossil fuel as 1 calorie of plant protein
of global greenhouse gas emissions is due to livestock & their byproducts
of Amazon rainforest destruction is caused by animal agriculture
OF THE EARTH’S TOTAL LAND
1.5 ACRES OF LAND =37,000 LBS PLANT-BASED FOOD OR 375 LBS MEAT
VEGAN = 1/6 ACRE
MEAT EATER = 18X VEGAN
A PLANT-BASED DIET:
Can cut your carbon footprint by
and reduces water consumption by 3700 gallons a day, per person
IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH
A plant based diet can:
Lower your risk of certain types of cancer
Lower weight and risk for diabetes, decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s by 3x
Reverse or prevent heart disease.
Vegetarians & Vegans
Live on average, six to ten years longer than meat-eaters.
Meat-eaters are twice as likely as vegetarians to develop heart disease.
WHAT CAN WE DO?
We can make a difference simply by eating less animal products
and replacing them with plants