The team at Food Box HQ have been on a mission to find out which states across the U.S. have the most residents open to dating a person with a vegan lifestyle. Or not dating, as the food blog represented it. According to Food Box, “28.2% of singles would not date a vegan.” However, what this does mean is that the remaining 70% of singles asked, stated they would, in fact, date a vegan. So, we can all rest easy now.

The most vegan-friendly state according to the blog is Vermont, with only 5.7% of the single people interviewed stating they would not date a vegan. Vermont is followed by New Mexico and Oklahoma, with over 85% of those surveyed reassuring the world that they would be open to dating a person who followed a meat and dairy-free diet.

 

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Those who answered no, that they would not date a vegan, may be interested to find out a few things about those who follow a cruelty-free lifestyle and a plant-based diet. First of all, vegans have better sex. It’s true, those who are all about living a lifestyle filled with love and kindness are in fact better lovers in the bedroom, it’s not rocket science, is it? Well actually, a lot of this fact is all down to science.

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In general, vegans smell and taste better than omnivores, too. The reason being that meat and dairy are both acidic and this means they are harder for your body to break down. A study conducted in 2006 found that the body odor of veggie participants was far less intense than those who ate meat. And let’s be honest, a person who smells great is very attractive. Vegans also generally have more stamina due to their plant-based diet, and that’s got to be a bonus in the bedroom.

But it’s not all about sex. By following a vegan lifestyle a person has shown that they are able to truly commit to something they care deeply about. They love animals, the environment, and other people. Through a vegan lifestyle they are trying to make the world a better place. It is not about moral superiority or looking down on others, but about committing to a lifestyle of kindness, of love and of passion. And aren’t these the traits that everyone wants in their other half?