The Ethics Of A Vegan Diet

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The first things that come to a person 's mind when they hear the word, “vegan", are usually people protesting for animal rights, salads, and a lack of protein, but the question is does he/she really know what being a vegan is all about? Veganism is the practice of abstaining away from the use of any product that uses animals, commonly associated with the cruel treatment of animals and make up thirty-one percent of the population worldwide. An ethical vegan is a form of Veganism were a person does not use any product that has been tested on an animal or is made from an animal. A dietary vegan is a form of Veganism where a person does not consume any product made from, by, or out of an animal. Many people believe that Veganism is unnecessary because “not all animals are treated badly” or "it’s too hard", or “it’s bad for the body.” Although some people believe that, realistically, a vegan diet comes with an interminable list of benefits for animals, the body, and the environment. To begin, a vegan diet is a way to end animal cruelty in factories and farms. Animal cruelty begins in giant indoor farms that keep animals confined to cages and barely have any sunlight, known as animal factories so that countries can meet the demand for meat, cheeses, and other products. Two-thirds of the animal population, which include chickens, turkey, cow, pigs and other commonly eaten animals, live in these factories but the animals are not in a healthy environment at all. The animals live
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