While attempts to limit the consumption of meat often have to do with championing animal welfare and promoting health benefits, one group is going a different way. If numbers appeal to you, a group called the Vegetarian Calculator could sway your eating habits.
That’s because their website offerings quantifiable information with regards to how much meat the average person consumes over a lifetime of eating animals. According to the site, on average a person eats some 7,000 animals over the course of a lifetime.
The site break it down further: that’s about 11 cows, 27 pigs, 30 sheep, 80 turkeys, 2,400 chickens, and 4,500 fish.
Conversely, the website allows you to input the number of months or years you’ve been a vegetarian to calculate how many animals you’ve ‘saved,’ while also reporting on the sheer pounds of meat you didn’t eat as well as the pounds of CO2 not released…
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