Vegan Food & It’s Impact on Modern Cookery

“Veganism (Noun) -A Strict vegetarian who consumes no food (such as meat, eggs, or dairy products) that comes from animals,also:one who abstains from using animal products (Such as Leather).”

“Why go Vegan?”THE WORLD” Vegetarians can live off the land required by one meat eater.If everyone went vegetarian up to 90% of land used for animal farming could be taken out of production and use to replant woodlands, leisure activities.

25% of Central America’s forests have been destroyed for cattle grazing since 1960.

Land will be lost due to rises in sea level due to global warming due to animal farming.Burning of forests, grasslands & agriculture waste associates with animal farming releases 50-100,000,000 tons of methane per year.Fertilizer used to grow crops to feed to animals releases nitrous oxide – thought to account for 6% of the Greenhouse effect.Land will be lost due to rises in sea level due to global warming due to animal farming.

CFCs are released into the air from refrigeration units use to store decomposing flesh(meat), milk & butter- CFCs destroy the ozone layer.

Less land is required to produce vegetables.

Leather pollutes the environment.

Shellfish are nature’s garbage filters.

52% of greenhouse emissions come from animal agriculture.”

“Every 3 seconds a child dies of starvation somewhere in the world70% of all grain is fed to animals.If all Americans became Vegetarian, It would free enough grain to feed 600,000,000 people (The Population of India).”

“HEALTH”

“Vegan on average live 6 years longer than non-vegans.

Vegetarians have a 20% lower rate of Mortality from all causes.

Fish contain heavy metals & other pollutants- many of which originated on farms.

Formed animals contain up to 50% saturated fat in their bodies.

Vegetarian have a reduced risk level of cancer than the general population.”

“80% of Food poisoning is due to infected Meat.

50% of people do not have the enzyme to digest milk properly & milk allergy is related to asthma & eczema.

Meat eaters are two and a half times more likely to get bowel cancer than vegetarians.

Vegetarians have 24% reduced risk of getting heart disease & Vegans a 57% reduction.

Vegetarians have a 50% reduced risk of dying of diabetes.”

“The USFDA recognises vegetarian & vegan diets as the healthiest diets.

Ecoli comes from animal faces and is found in hamburger.

Vegan reduces your risk of heart diseases.

Several population studies show that a diet without meats leads to lower BMIs.

Eliminating Red meat from the diet significantly reduces body odour.

Healthy vegan diets are also responsible for much stronger, healthier nails.”

“Vegetarian diets are broken into three or more groups include Lacto-Ovo vegetarian (whose diets include eating dairy products and eggs), Lacto Vegetarians (Who eat dairy, but avoid eggs), Vegan Vegetarians (Those who avoid animal products altogether).”

“Missing Nutrients for Vegetarians and Vegans.”

“From A Nutrition standpoint, the only difference is that Vegans need to take a B12 and amino acid supplement, since they have no dietary source of these Nutrients.

The nutrients for which you are at risk of not getting enough will depend on the foods that you omitted from your diet.You can get all the nutrients you need on a lacto-ovo (eggs and milk) vegetarian diet without Supplements.” “Your Veganism can save 35 animals a yearModern farming methods using growth hormones & artificial lightings mean that many chickens out grow their bones, resulting in fractured & broken legs.Calf leather comes from animals killed at just 2 weeks old.

Egg-laying hens are kept without water and food for 14 days at a time to force their bodies into another egg-laying cycle.

Sick and injured animals are discarded on dead piles instead of receiving veterinary care Veal calves are kept anaemic to make their flesh a pale colour.”

“Tofu is cheaper than Steak

Cotton and Fake leather do not need to be dry cleaned saving money.

Vegetables are cheap.

All religions allow you to eat vegetables.

Transitioning toward more plant-based diets that are in line with standard dietary guidelines could reduce global mortality by six-10 %.”

“VEGAN FOOD CONTRIBUTION ON MODERN COOKING”

“In 2018, 51% of Chefs in United States added vegan food to their menus.

There is 31% rise in plant based menu items from last year due to the influence of social media food bloggers.

Plant-based foods are gaining much important in US.

Vegetable dishes are undergoing a rebirth.

Burgers and Pizzas are available with vegan cheese option.

Steak houses enhances their vegetable option for vegetables and vegans.”

“Even Ice cream is getting vegan facelift in 2018. Ice Cream companies like Ben and jerry’s and Haagen-Daze have started providing Vegan Ice creams.

Vegan poke balls are made using mushrooms and tofu.

Activated charcoal is one of the upcoming vegan food dietary.

Vegan butchers have come up in market providing variety of vegan meats including Steaks, Sausages, Cold cuts.

Aquafaba is used as the substitute of egg white and it also acts as binder, leavening agent and emulsifier.

Edible flowers are incorporated in the dishes.

Nice Cream.” “Tyson foods, the world’s largest meat processor took a 5% ownership stake in plant-based startup.

The main beef supplier Cargill sold his feed lots for investment in alternative protein.

Apart from Vegan mayonnaise and Ice cream unilever Invested in meatless steak.

Pinnacle foods announced that they would put emphasis on plant-based products.

The world’s largest pea processing plant is going to be built in Canada.

Pea protein(substitute of meat) is the main ingredient in the meat burger.