World Vegetarian Day: Why veggies are the best

World Vegetarian Day: Why veggies are the best

World Vegetarian Day is celebrated on October 1 across the world.

The day was started in 1977 with the aim of creating awareness about the benefits of vegetables and vegetarianism.

Eating vegetables daily provides essential vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, including antioxidants and fiber, to the body.

Vegetales are helpful in reducing the risk of major illnesses related to heart, cancer and even exposure to foodborne pathogens.

A vegetable-rich diet is beneficial in lowering blood pressure and digestive problems.

It has a positive effect on blood sugar by keeping appetite in check.

Vegetarianism saves animals from suffering in factory-farm conditions and the path to slaughter.

Vegetables minimize the impact of greenhouse gases that are accelerating global warming.

Have a vegetable today! Join the veggie bandwagon.