With the numerous benefits to the environment, vegetarianism is a more sustainable option
Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
On April 23, Yumi Media, a food website devoted to delivering the latest and greatest in food news, recipes, and products to incorporate into your own healthy lifestyle, responds to an article that tells how a vegetarian lifestyle benefits the environment.
According to the article, choosing a vegetarian lifestyle is beneficial to the environment, making everyday Earth Day for vegetarians. People decide to become vegetarians for different reasons. Some do it for their health, others for the animals, but either way the benefit to the environment is enormous.
There are numerous ways that a vegetarian diet will help the environment:
- It saves important and limited natural resources, such as water, which five to ten times more is needed for a protein diet
- Less waste in the form of manure pollutes rivers
- The amount of greenhouse gases produced in reduced
- Less people would go hungry. According to the article, “cattle worldwide consume enough calories to feed 8.7 billion people, while around 840 million people go hungry every day”
Yumi Media representative Justin Maas states that more people should adopt a vegetarian diet to help our planet in addition to improving their own health. “With the numerous benefits to the environment, vegetarianism is a more sustainable option,” Maas says. “Even cutting your intake of meat and replacing it with a vegetarian option, such as Quorn, will make a difference.”
Yumi Media is a food website devoted to delivering the latest and greatest in food news, recipes, and products to incorporate into your own healthy lifestyle. Launched in 2012, Yumi Media was founded by a group of friends as a way to explore their mutual love of food while sharing that love with the community at large. Whether you’re looking for something cutting-edge, like Quorn, or comfort food like mom used to make or something in between, Yumi Media is your one-stop resource.