In “Poker Night,” a humorous PSA from PCRM's Cancer Project, an unsuspecting new player enters carrying a large bucket of fried chicken. The players subject him to good-natured “new guy” ribbing—and the new guy learns that a low-fat vegetarian diet can help prevent prostate cancer.
Taking animals and animal products out of my diet has done more for my personal health than I could have ever imagined. It’s true that what's best for the planet is also best for you. I owe my energy, my outlook, and my interconnectedness to an animal-free diet. Never has my mind been so clear—in every way.
Susan Says: Eating a vegan diet will provide all the essential amino acids you need for a healthy body. In fact, “complementing” proteins is no longer required in one sitting. As long as you get variation throughout the day, e.g., whole grains for breakfast and legumes during supper, you will be good to go. Our ancestors all over the planet really knew what they were doing when they ate beans and grains as their staple dish.