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October 14, 2020 - euronews

Why are women more likely to go vegan than men?

Why are women more likely to go vegan than men?
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There has been an extraordinary upsurge in the number of people deciding to go vegan over the past 10 years.

With growing anxiety about the impact of animal agriculture on the environment and evidence that a plant-based diet can be beneficial to our health, the number of vegans has doubled across Europe and the US.

This year, the "urgent need" to reduce our intake of meat, dairy and eggs has received more coverage than ever as experts have pointed to farmed animals as a possible origin for COVID-19.

Whether it is escalating environmental disasters that have pushed some people to change the way they eat or if they are driven by concerns around animal cruelty, it clear that veganism is on the rise. One factor, however, seems to significantly increase our chances of abandoning animal products altogether. That factor is being a woman.

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