Better a Day as a VeganAuthor: Claudia Zanella
Not everyone is vegan, but most of us are willing to make small changes in order to improve the quality of our health, live a happier life and contribute to a greener planet. Just one day a week is all it takes to make a world of difference. This account of being “Green“ shows how easy it is to take responsibility for personal and global change. Anyone who has seen the documentary “What the Health” or read Foer’s “Eating Animals” is already aware of the health risks of eating animals that are kept in squalid living conditions and fed antibiotics and hormones. What they often don’t realize however is that the path to natural living, including the much debated vegan diet, is more about self love and less about renunciation.
In this narrated guide, Naturopath Claudia Zanella takes us through her own “conversion” with irony, wit and knowledge, suggesting that veganism is a life-affirming philosophy rather than a diet.
Choose one day of the week, any day, and make it Green Day, a day in which you will eat better foods, be more physically active, nurture your relationships and live consciously. Break habits and make choi- ces as you think they should be made in an ideal world.
Green Day should be different, special, a bit like the ancient concept of Shabbat. It is a day in which you consecrate life itself by choosing not to pollute the air with your car, waste water and energy and gene- rally contribute to the degeneration of this planet. I suggest Monday. After a weekend of excess, the first day of the week is perfect for de- toxing and setting the mood for a new week.
You can choose to be more positive on Green Day more conscious of how you treat your sacred body. You can act in a way that is respectful of nature and its living creatures. In just one day, which may become two or three in time, you are making a huge contribu- tion to what I call the Green Revolution
Publisher: Sperling & Kupfer
Publish Date: 2017
Page Count: 177