A vegan diet can be one of the healthiest ways to live. Plant-based diets should contain plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds. Because vegan diets often rely heavily on these healthy staples, they tend to be higher in vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and fibre. Healthy vegan diets are abundant with vitamins B1, C, and E, folic acid, magnesium, and iron while also being low in cholesterol and saturated fats.
Following a vegan lifestyle contributes less air pollution and puts less stress on our natural resources by requiring less land, fossil fuels, and water. As the world's population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, a widespread movement towards vegan lifestyle is the most effective way to reduce pressure on our environment and may be absolutely crucial to our survival as a species.
Many people identify themselves as animal lovers, yet intentionally or not, this rarely extends to the animals we use for food. There are a lot of misconceptions about how animal products are obtained and we often turn a blind eye towards inhumane animal agricultural practices. Animal welfare is an issue we like to push out of our minds, even when it's presented to us in an objective manner.
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IVU now supplies an attractive membership certificate that can be printed off in high resolution. To obtain one you only need to be a IVU member, that starts as low as U$ 20,00 and is valid for 1 year.
You can also become a Patron with a lifetime membership for as low as U$ 500,00, your certificate will reflect these options.
Vegan City Project is managed by the Hong Kong Early Childhood Education and Services Association established in 1982 (CECES), a social service charity recognized by the Hong Kong Government, and by Hong Kong Vegan Association (HKVA), with the mission to provide training platforms for vegan lifestyles, focusing on human health, preventing the cruel slaughtering animals for human consumption, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with animal husbandry.
Since 2008, we have been organising various events and gathering. Through our activities numerous people have reached veganism and are benefited from being vegan.
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