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Veestro - Why Plans

why plants

We’d like to plant a little seed: You don’t have to be hardcore vegan to get big benefits from eating more plants. And you don’t have to go cold-tofurkey, either. Eating more plants can simply be an easy change here. A meatless Monday there. It all adds up to make a difference.

Our philosophy is simply more plants are better, however and whenever you can.

reduced incidence of Alzheimer's disease
lower risk of female-specific cancer
lower risk of type 2 diabetes
Source: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, Diabetes Care Journal

healthy attitude

You probably know eating plants is a healthier way to go. But did you know how much healthier? Eating more plants has been proven to lower your risks of many chronic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s.

Because you’re cutting down on saturated fats from meat, a plant-based diet can also make it easier to keep a healthy weight. Add in the known immunity boosting benefits of plants, and you’ve got plenty of reasons to eat more plants.

Nobel Prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn found that a vegan diet changed more than 500 genes in just 3 months. It activated genes that prevented disease and deactivated genes that caused various cancers and other illnesses

plants for the planet

All this talk about the environment can make you hungry—for plants. Almost half of the water used in the US goes for raising animals for food. Not to mention almost one third of the entire Earth’s land, contributing in a big way to deforestation. Holy cow!

Industrial animal agriculture is responsible for more greenhouse gas than all the world’s vehicles put together. Greening what you eat can actually lighten your footprint even more than greening what you drive.

Per gram of protein -production of beef creates 250x higher emissions than those from legumes.
Plants yield 10x more protein per acre than meat does.
Approximately 1,850 gallons of water are needed to produce a single pound of beef
Source: Meatless Monday, International Weekly Journal of Science

yes, please!

Even if you want to eat more plants, it can be hard for busy people to have fresh produce on hand to eat and cook. And if you’re breaking out of your old habits you might not know what to prepare or how to prepare it.

That’s what Veestro is all about. We make it super simple to get more plants in your every day, whether it’s one dinner a week, a healthy juice every breakfast, or whenever you’re too busy for anything else. It’s all good. Not to mention, delicious.