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Going Greener..

Now that we’re on the topic of going “Green”, why not take this a step further?
Are you ready for this? Do you know what Emerson, Thoreau, Newton, Gandhi, Van Gogh, George Bernard Shaw, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, H.G. Wells, Leonardo Da Vinci, Darwin, Edison, Einstein, Plutarch, and Pythagoras had in common?

They were all vegetarian. Dino has also been following a vegetarian diet since the past few years for ethical reasons and health benefits, and here are a few reasons for you to do so.

Vegetarians live about seven years longer than meat eaters, according to a study from Loma Linda University. Cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer in the United States, and the standard American diet (SAD) that's laden with saturated fat and cholesterol from meat and dairy is largely to blame. The International Journal of Cancer concluded that red meat is strongly associated with breast cancer. Each day, 22 million animals are slaughtered to support the American appetite for meat. The average bone loss for a vegetarian woman at age 65 is 18 percent; for non-vegetarian women, it's double that. Right now, 72 percent of all grain produced in the United States is fed to animals raised for slaughter. It takes 15 pounds of feed to get one pound of meat. But if the grain were given directly to people, there'd be enough food to feed the entire planet.

Go ahead, do your own research and then make a choice to switch. Dino is sure there’s a valid reason why all these celebrities have decided to follow the veggie route. View the entire list here.
And the final word by George Bernard Shaw - "While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we ever expect ideal conditions on earth?"

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