Why vegan?

In a world where choices abound, each decision we make holds the power to shape not only our lives but the very fabric of the planet we call home. Among the myriad of lifestyle choices, few can rival the transformative impact of embracing veganism.

Choosing a vegan lifestyle extends far beyond what’s on your plate; it is a conscious decision to reevaluate and redefine your relationship with food, the environment, and all living beings. At its core, veganism is not merely a diet; it’s a philosophy that resonates with the belief that our choices have far-reaching consequences, not only for our personal well-being but for the world we share with countless other species.

From fostering compassion for animals to contributing to environmental sustainability and enhancing personal health, the journey towards veganism opens doors to a better, more conscious way of living.


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Here is a collection of the most important documentaries to watch – the list isn’t short, but every film is eye-opening and worth watching.


Dominion uses drones, hidden and handheld cameras to expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture, questioning the morality and validity of humankind’s dominion over the animal kingdom.


Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.


The Game Changers tells the story of James Wilks as he travels the world on a quest to uncover the optimal diet for human performance.


Forks Over Knives is a 2011 American advocacy film and documentary that advocates a low-fat, whole-food, vegan diet as a way to avoid or reverse several chronic diseases.


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking environmental documentary following filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.


Seaspiracy is a 2021 documentary film about the environmental impact of fishing directed by and starring Ali Tabrizi, a British filmmaker. The film examines various human impacts on marine life and advocates for ending fish consumption.


BLACKFISH tells the story of Tilikum, a notoriously aggressive orca that killed three people while in captivity. Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite uses shocking footage and emotional interviews to present a convincing case against keeping these wild animals for human entertainment.


What the Health is a 2017 documentary film which critiques the health impact of meat, fish, eggs and dairy products consumption, and questions the practices of leading health and pharmaceutical organizations. Its primary purpose is to advocate for a plant-based diet.

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A Vegan Lifestyle and Supplements​

A Vegan Lifestyle and Supplements​

A prevalent belief is that maintaining a vegan lifestyle necessitates an array of supplements to meet nutritional requirements. However, the truth is, with proper planning and mindful food choices (like every other diet), a vegan diet can provide all the essential nutrients without the need for an overwhelming assortment of supplements.

Beyond Vegetarianism: The Ethical Dilemmas of the Dairy and Egg Industries

Beyond Vegetarianism: The Ethical Dilemmas of the Dairy and Egg Industries

In this blog post, we’ll explore why vegetarianism, particularly when it includes dairy and eggs, may fall short of being the ethical choice many aspire it to be and why the distinction between vegetarianism and veganism becomes increasingly critical.

Going Vegan for Ethical, Environmental, and Health Reasons

Going Vegan for Ethical, Environmental, and Health Reasons

Going vegan is not just a dietary choice; it’s a conscientious decision that resonates with our values, the planet, and our well-being. In this blog post, we’ll explore the compelling reasons why embracing a vegan lifestyle is a win for human and non-human individuals as well as for the planet.

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