Persuasive Speech Veganism

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Purpose: the purpose of my persuasive speech is to increase awareness of veganism lifestyle, confirm its benefits, show alternative products and persuade my audience to choose veganism.
Introduction:
If you had the chance to discover a new magical pill that would increase your lifetime, decrease your chance of having cancer, heart diseases, give you more dynamism and boost your mood, would you consider taking the pill?
In what’s recognized as the Adventist Health Studies, a team of researchers at Loma Linda University Health have been studying lifestyle and health for almost sixty years. What they found is those who follow a vegan lifestyle have much lower risk for heart diseases, which eventually explains an extended, healthier life.
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[counterargument]: people can say things like veganism isn’t healthy. You need vitamins and protein to survive and these necessities are not completely offered in a vegan diet.
1. We learn from the moment of birth that meat is necessary to get proteins, and cow milk is essential to have solid bones. It’s the story we have been told, the lie that was repeated over and over until it became a tradition then this tradition turned out to be a fact. It is true that Calcium is essential for the body. However, is the milk the best source for calcium? [let’s find out] Amy Lanou Ph.D., nutrition director for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, D.C., states that:
“The countries with the highest rates of osteoporosis are the ones where people drink the most milk”
In fact, milk decreases the pH of the body which cause the calcium to leave the bones to neutralize the acidifying effect of milk, which will eventually cause calcium deficit.
2. [So, is there any alternative to cow milk?] Of course: Almond milk, soy milk, cashew milk, hemp milk. These alternatives are much

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