It seems that menfolk in Montana have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the country. We suspect that this may be due in part to the link between chowing down on animal products and the increased risk of developing this deadly disease. According to a recent study, some smarties at Oxford University think so too.
Since hearing about Montana’s prostate problem, PETA has sprung into action with this snazzy new billboard:
In addition to prostate cancer, slurpin’ dairy products has been linked to a whole lotta no good, like an increased risk of heart disease and obesity in adults as well as allergies, ear infections, and juvenile-onset diabetes in children. Equally disturbing is the trauma that cows endure on dairy farms—and the fate of their babies (i.e., veal) is nothing short of horrific.
Now that I’ve depressed you all with the horrors of dairy, you can brighten your day by reading here about how easy it is to ditch dairy and meat. Then, once you’re all pumped up, click here to explore the deliciousness of vegan cooking.
Come on, Montana—dump the dairy. You have nothing to lose but scary doctor’s appointments.
Written by Missy Lane