Your #1 New Year’s Resolution—Go Vegan

Published by PETA.

Like most people, I make a list of New Year’s resolutions every year—stop watching so much TV, get more exercise, eat fewer cookies—only to pretty much forget about them by Valentine’s Day. The one resolution I’ve never had trouble keeping was cutting meat, eggs, and dairy products out of my diet. If you’re not yet vegan, that should be your number one resolution for 2011: You’ll save nearly 200 animals a year, improve your health, and help Mother Earth—plus you can eat all the cookie dough you want without worrying about salmonella poisoning.

Written by Paula Moore

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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