Factory Farming And Animal Cruelty

878 Words4 Pages
*America’s Food I*ndustry Overview Animal cruelty. Chickens Pigs. Dairy Cows. What we are consuming. *Bovine Growth Hormone**.** (BHG)* Milk. What Factory farms are doing to the *E*nvironment. Animal manure. Air and water pollution. Alternatives. Benefits of going vegan. Our health. Conclusion. Overview. Most of us think our meat and poultry comes from a cozy little mom and pop farm, unfortunately this is not the case in the United States. Almost all of our meat and dairy products come from “factory farms” where animals are crammed into small caged areas. Factory farming has grown into a multi-billion…show more content…
Soy milk is high in protein, and because it is made from beans, also contains considerably more fiber than cow's milk. Besides the extra protein and fiber, the biggest benefit in soy milk are the “isoflavones”. Isoflavones are actually chemicals similar to the hormone estrogen. Isoflavones are believed to prevent a number of health issues, with the most beneficial being the prevention of many cancers, heart disease, and…show more content…
Benefits of being veg*etarian*. The most common reason that Americans choose not to eat meat is to improve their health, the second most popular reason is the desire to avoid the hormones and other additives in animal products, a more specific health consideration. Vegetarianism certainly has health benefits, although there are disadvantages to going vegetarian like lack of B-12, vitamin D, Iron, Zinc and Calcium. *Conclusion*. Our culture and our obsession for the American meal to include meat and dairy products hasus killing ourselves. The factory farming industry is nothing more than a racket to obtain money by brainwashing the public to believe that it is healthy and not exposing the truth. The promotion of meat and dairy has us believing that we need them to be healthy, but as studies have shown it would appear to be just the
Open Document