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Every year on November 1, the vegan community celebrates World Vegan Day with zeal.
Zeal = noun; great enthusiasm and excitement
“The children were filled with zeal on Christmas morning”
“The new marketing plan lacked the zeal the CEO had hoped for”
It is a day to celebrate the custom of embracing an all-green diet that excludes dairy and animal products.
to Embrace = verb; to happily accept as your own or hold close
“She received a promotion and embraced her new responsibilities with zeal”
“Customers embraced the new menu the restaurant offered”
Dairy [products] = milk, cheese, eggs, yogurt, cream, etc.
People are encouraged to adopt a vegan lifestyle on World Vegan Day. According to some notable vegans, the vegan lifestyle enhances human health, protects the well-being of animals, and aids in environmental protection.
to be Notable = adjective; well-known, prominent, stands our in a crowd
“The party was attended by many notable members of the industry”
The year 2021 will mark the 77 years of World Vegan Day.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VEGAN AND VEGETARIAN
Vegetarians are people who do not consume meat, eggs, or other animal products. Vegans, on the other hand, are vegetarians who do not consume dairy products such as milk, cheese, yogurt, paneer, and so on.
“And so on” = etcetera (etc); “and so forth”
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OR OF THE DAY
ON NOVEMBER 1, 1994, WORLD VEGAN DAY WAS ESTABLISHED TO MARK THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF THE UK VEGAN SOCIETY AND TO CELEBRATE THE TERM “VEGAN.” IN NOVEMBER OF 1944, THE VEGAN SOCIETY WAS FORMED.
Veganism is said to have existed for more than 2000 years, while vegetarianism existed for 500 years before veganism.
Present Perfect = Subject + HAVE + Participle (3rd form) + FOR #
“Veganism is said to have existed FOR more than 2000 years”
(Veganism was first documented 2000 years ago, and still exists today. Present perfect is needed to say that both things are true: it existed, and still exists to this day.)
“I have eaten a vegan diet for 5 years” = started 5 years ago, and still relevant today.
“I have tried vegan food, it’s actually very good!” = In my life, I performed this action, but my life is not over, so my experience includes that first action and all the time until today.
Pythagoras, the famed Greek mathematician, and philosopher advocated for being friendly to all creatures. Buddhists, like many others, believe in veganism and would never harm an animal.
to ADVOCATE = verb; to support and encourage publicly as a representative
“He advocated for healthier options on the menu”
Veganism is a healthy way of living that anybody may adopt. A vegan diet has several health benefits. World Vegan Day is observed to raise awareness of the health advantages of a vegan diet and to promote it. Understanding the benefits and drawbacks of a vegan lifestyle might help one adopt a vegan diet.
Benefits ≠ Drawbacks = Nouns; Pros and Cons; good points and bad points
WORLD VEGAN DAY CELEBRATIONS ALL AROUND THE WORLD
World Vegan Day is observed in a variety of ways throughout the world. There are small-scale carnivals, culinary festivals, and public gatherings. Stakeholders have also prepared a lot for 2021 in order for people to feel
Culinary = adjective; describes something related to the cooking world
“I worked at a culinary magazine after university”
“I attended a culinary academy, but didn’t have the zeal to open my own restaurant”
In this inflation-ridden world, the Vegan Society’s ‘Live Vegan for Less’ campaign to raise awareness about inexpensive vegan cuisine is a fantastic concept.
[Noun]-ridden = to be taken over, consumed by negatively, and be out of control
“The restaurant was bug-ridden”
“The beach was dirty, and garbage-ridden”