Why Are YOU Veg*n?

By Sarah Taylor, Author, Vegan in 30 Days What do you say when people ask you why you eat a veg*n diet? It’s certainly not a common diet in our society and, to many, it may seem next to impossible to endure. You may know why you’ve chosen to eat a vegetarian/vegan diet, but can you explain it eloquently to others? Many people take two extremes when questioned about their uncommon eating habits – they either don’t want to rock the boat, so they stay very neutral and non-offensive, but don’t really state their case at all, or they take the in-your-face angry veg*n approach, battering the questioner with detailed accounts of the slaughter that took place for that person’s lunch. Perhaps the best approach – to keep your friends/family in your life and to perk their interest in the diet – is to take the middle way. First, remember that most people in our society have not heard the same information we have heard on the health, environmental or animal cruelty differences between a veg*n diet and a meat-based diet. Was there a time when you didn’t know this information yourself, or someone you know and love didn’t know … Continue reading Why Are YOU Veg*n?