Have you ever heard the word "Veganism" but never really understood what it means?
Here, we present the ultimate list of movies for you to watch and learn everything you might want to know about this lifestyle and the positive effects of adopting it. First of all, being vegan means not eating or purchasing any animal product or product which has been tested on animals. There are different reasons why people decide to adopt this way of living. Remember, it is not simply a diet but a full-fledged new lifestyle that will change your perception of the world and your position in it. Depending on your personality, you may choose to become vegan for different reasons, be it environmental, health or compassion for another life.
Each movie listed below focuses on a different aspect of this lifestyle.
Dominion (2018) – Compassion
With a voice-over by Oscar winner and vegan activist Joaquin Phoenix, Dominion focuses on the morality of eating meat. By focusing on the legal, industry standard-practices of how animals are raised, with raw footage from slaughterhouses and farms, Dominion dive deep into the ethical aspect of meat- consumption. You can watch it for free. Be ready to see the steak on your dish with a different set of
eyes after watching it. If you are wondering, "But what about protein? Don't I need that?” The next movie will destroy that myth.
The Gamechangers (2018) – Health
Featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger (he became vegan and lives with a few pet donkeys) and narrated by a professional MMA fighter on a personal quest to find the best dietary habit, the Gamechangers explores the performance benefits of a vegan diet by interviewing several professional athletes and doctors.
Prepare to have your world shattered. Everything you have been told so far about what you are supposed to eat will be deconstructed. Plants have protein! Eating plants is the best way to recover your body after and during exercise and decrease the risk of heart issues and cancers. Check this movie out to learn
more about how your body function. If you are still not convinced about adopting this lifestyle and consider yourself an environmentalist or would like to do more in your daily life to be more sustainable the next movie will put things in perspective.
Meat the Truth (2007) – Environment
This documentary investigates the environmental consequences of meat and dairy consumption. The amount of methane and CO2 produced caused by our way of eating is staggering. The world is focused on Co2, but what about the even more dangerous methane? Your perception of climate change will change after watching this.
These movies can be excellent roadmaps into learning more about this lifestyle that protects the environment, do not cause harm to any other being and heals your body. Ultimately it comes down to you making the switch. When it comes to doing lifestyle changes such as this, you will meet a lot of resistance
from family, friends, and your mind. Your family members will be sad because you don't eat the same meals they do or cook for you. Many people will continually ask you: “Where do you get your protein?"
Your friends will tell jokes and send you pictures of them eating hamburgers. Now, the most fantastic thing, though, is that this will all stop. It is all transitory. After some time, your friends and family will come back to you and ask for tips on how to change their diets as well.
In the meantime, you will benefit from several different things, from better health, feeling less anxious, discovering new recipes and restaurants, meeting new people and becoming a new person.
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