the beauty of vegetarianism

From Einstein to Olympic gold medallist Carl Lewis, Leonardo da Vinci to Paul McCartney to Maggie Q – the people who have discovered the beauty of vegetarianism include some of the world’s most outstanding and accomplished.

“Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” ~ Albert Einstein

when you eat right, you help yourself

look and feel younger!
feel happier
enjoy more energy and stamina
and have a stronger immune system

Experience it yourself

Make a better world

If you thought global warming was mostly about cars and planes…

THINK AGAIN.

Evidence tells us that the meat and dairy industries are an even greater contributor to greenhouse gasses than all of transportation combined. (Click here for a 2006 UN report on the subject.)

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Eat less, or no meat. Make a choice.

As simple as a breakfast, lunch & dinner, we have the power to make a difference

Every meal we eat can help cool the planet.

Choose less meat and more earth-friendly foods – your body, our fellow animals, and the planet will thank you for it.

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Why Vegetarian?

You don’t have to be a genius… When you eat right, you help yourself look and feel younger, feel happier, enjoy more energy and stamina, and have a stronger immune system. But don’t take our word for it, experience it yourself.

We Already Have a Built-In Defence Against Cancer

You don’t have to be a genius… When you eat right, you help yourself look and feel younger, feel happier, enjoy more energy and stamina, and have a stronger immune system. But don’t take our word for it, experience it yourself.
A UN FAO 2006 report: Animal products contribute more to global warming than all land vehicles, ships and airplanes on the planet combined. 50 billion helpless farm animals are slaughtered every year. We can reduce this needless suffering just by making the right food choices, and in so doing also help to save our planet.

Respect the Earth…

A UN FAO 2006 report: Animal products contribute more to global warming than all land vehicles, ships and airplanes on the planet combined. 50 billion helpless farm animals are slaughtered every year. We can reduce this needless suffering just by making the right food choices, and in so doing also help to save our planet.
More than a million people, many of them children, die of hunger-related causes each year. Most hunger-related deaths are due to chronic malnutrition. Much of the world’s food is fed to animals, so that more affluent people can eat meat. While the cause of world hunger is multi-faceted , meat consumption is a contributing factor. World hunger adds another weighty issue to the vegetarian cause.

Meat Consumption Contributes to World Hunger

More than a million people, many of them children, die of hunger-related causes each year. Most hunger-related deaths are due to chronic malnutrition. Much of the world’s food is fed to animals, so that more affluent people can eat meat. While the cause of world hunger is multi-faceted , meat consumption is a contributing factor. World hunger adds another weighty issue to the vegetarian cause.

Why Vegetarian?

You don’t have to be a genius… When you eat right, you help yourself look and feel younger, feel happier, enjoy more energy and stamina, and have a stronger immune system. But don’t take our word for it, experience it yourself.

We Already Have a Built-In Defence Against Cancer

You don’t have to be a genius… When you eat right, you help yourself look and feel younger, feel happier, enjoy more energy and stamina, and have a stronger immune system. But don’t take our word for it, experience it yourself.
A UN FAO 2006 report: Animal products contribute more to global warming than all land vehicles, ships and airplanes on the planet combined. 50 billion helpless farm animals are slaughtered every year. We can reduce this needless suffering just by making the right food choices, and in so doing also help to save our planet.

Respect the Earth…

A UN FAO 2006 report: Animal products contribute more to global warming than all land vehicles, ships and airplanes on the planet combined. 50 billion helpless farm animals are slaughtered every year. We can reduce this needless suffering just by making the right food choices, and in so doing also help to save our planet.
More than a million people, many of them children, die of hunger-related causes each year. Most hunger-related deaths are due to chronic malnutrition. Much of the world’s food is fed to animals, so that more affluent people can eat meat. While the cause of world hunger is multi-faceted , meat consumption is a contributing factor. World hunger adds another weighty issue to the vegetarian cause.

Meat Consumption Contributes to World Hunger

More than a million people, many of them children, die of hunger-related causes each year. Most hunger-related deaths are due to chronic malnutrition. Much of the world’s food is fed to animals, so that more affluent people can eat meat. While the cause of world hunger is multi-faceted , meat consumption is a contributing factor. World hunger adds another weighty issue to the vegetarian cause.

Inspiration

  • slim‘The benefits started to show in many ways. I lost 10 kg from 83 kg to 73 kg. I felt lighter, less sluggish. I had more energy for all my daily activities. My blood cholesterol level returned to normal and skin problems I had suffered for years disappeared.’ – B.T. (VSS Newsletter subscriber)

  • slim“Turning vegetarian is one of the wisest and happiest decisions of my life. By volunteering, I wish to tell others that it is painless to go vegetarian. It is a good way to show your respect for life – the animal kingdom as well as humanity. Although it takes a far stretch of imagination to think that all humankind will turn vegetarian, it is good to know that like-minded vegetarians are reaching out to the public for a right cause.” -Tan Peng (New Volunteer 2008)

  • “Since I evolved into a more conscious adolescent, I have been uncomfortable with the thought of eating animals. I imagine them alive walking jumping swimming…and then imagine them being reared in captivity and being killed to be eaten…and this sickens and saddens me. Eating animals and fish is very disturbing for me.” – Koh Joo Kim

  • “Having vitality, creativity, fitness, strength…and even building muscles, have nothing to do with meat eating.”- Bill Calhoun (Director of Stage Door Pte. Ltd.)

  • “To be a vegetarian is to disagree…to disagree with the course of things today. Starvation, world hunger, cruelty, waste, wars—we must make a statement against these things. Vegetarianism is my statement. And I think it’s a strong one.”- Isaac Bashevis (Singer)

  • paul-and-linda-mccartney
    “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian. We feel better about ourselves and better about the animals, knowing we’re not contributing to their pain.”- Paul and Linda McCartney (Actors)

  • richard-gere
    “As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness.” – Richard Gere (Actor)

  • alicia
    “Nothing’s changed my life more. I feel better about myself as a person, being conscious and responsible for my actions and I lost weight and my skin cleared up and I got bright eyes and I just became stronger and healthier and happier. Can’t think of anything better in the world to be but be vegan.” – Alicia Silverstone (Actor)

  • leo-tolstoy
    “A human can be healthy without killing animals for food. Therefore if he eats meat he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.” – Leo Tolstoy (Russian Writer)

  • norman-cousin
    “Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his own conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life.” – Norman Cousins (American Journalist)

  • james-cromwell
    “If any kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming they would never touch meat again. I was so moved by the intelligence, sense of fun and personalities of the animals I worked with on Babe that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian.” – James Cromwell (Actor & Producer)

  • Dean-Ornish
    “I don’t understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol-lowering drugs for the rest of their lives.” – Dean Ornish, MD

  • Neal-D-Barnard
    “The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of ‘real food for real people,’ you’d better live real close to a real good hospital.” – Neal D. Barnard, M.D. (President Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine)

  • “Whether industralized societies…can cure themselves of their meat addictions may ultimately be a greater factor in world health than all the doctors, health insurance policies, and drugs put together.” -The China-Oxford-Cornell Project on Nutrition

  • Jeremy-Rifkin
    “The transition of world agriculture from food grain (for humans) to feed grains (for livestock) represents an…evil whose consequences may be far greater and longer lasting than any past examples of violence inflicted by men against their fellow human beings.” – Jeremy Rifkin

  • dr-paul-brunton
    “The person who is afraid to alter his living habits, and especially his eating and drinking habits, because he is afraid that other persons may regard him as queer, eccentric, or fanatic forgets that the ownership of his body, the responsibility for its well-being, belongs to him, not them.” – Dr. Paul Brunton

  • “The labels are misleading the public. The labels should declare that the product has been contaminated with fecal material…Today, nationwide, line speeds are up to 140 to 160 carcasses per minute. It’s not humanly possible for meat inspectors to do what they are required to do, which is to protect the consumer.” – Delmer Jones, President of the US Meat Inspector Union

  • dr-ong-hean-yee2
    “Human are natural herbivores; We get heart disease when we eat meat.” – Dr Ong Hean Yee (Head of Cardiovascular Medicine, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital)

  • khaw-boon-wan
    “I have adopted a fully plant-based diet, avoiding all meats, not even fish or dairy products” – Khaw Boon Wan (National Development Minister)

You Can Make A Better World

Many of us have been enriched by this deeply meaningful and engaging work. If you’d like to be part of a worthy cause, one which helps other people, our fellow animals and the planet, if you find joy in contributing towards a better world…

Make a choice. 
Eat less, or no meat.

Make a choice.
Eat less, or no meat.

Spread the word – tell your friends and family about the benefits of a plant-based diet.

Spread the word – tell your friends and family about the benefits of a plant-based diet.

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