different degrees of being a vegetarian. To one extreme, is a person who eats
are others who are in between.
Being a vegetarian is not natural. Since the beginning of time, humans have
vitamins (B-12 and D). Without supplements, severe medical problems can arise.
Also, those supplements are usually man made and do not require some of
substances, still un-identified, in meat.
and roots. Those who could not or would not eat meat did not survive.
Studies have been done by M. J. Lentze, a German who found that vegetarianism
fail to grow as well with supplements that exceed the Recommended Daily
It is true that many vegetables contain a high amount of protein, but the amount
eat this much meat anyway!), you would be eating for hours.
to Richard Coniff. If you give rights to animals, you should give rights to
plants. Think of how they feel, often they are consumed before they even die!
If we all went vegetarian, the animal population would increase dramatically.
In fact, if there were too many animals, us humans would starve because the
animals require a large amount of plant based food.
how many Americans live, they have a little bit (or a lot of) everything.
I am not saying that the government should ban being a vegan, but I do think
education is important. Few know of the ramifications of being a vegetarian.
be impaired in the children.
Doctors should talk to their patients about their dietary habits. To save money
A human being can receive a diet that reduces the risk for chronic degenerative
diseases without becoming a vegetarian. The best thing to do is to reduce the
amount of fat in one?s diet, although not totally eliminate fat since your body
Thanksgiving is often the only exception for vegans, except the occasional trip
As for the young bachelor vegan, being a vegetarian inconveniences the hostess
He wants to make himself look good in front of Jane and her family… what a
It was also an “in” thing at one point, it may still be, for teens to be vegan.
We are still growing, we should not deprive ourselves of meat, and the vital
nutrients in meat.
It would probably be going too far to treat it as an eating disorder, but in
some cases, it should be. I knew a girl who found herself over-weight all the
time. At one point she decided to not eat meat or fat, but she still ate salads
and other assorted vegan meals. Immediately we saw a decrease in her weight,
but we also noticed the lack of energy she had, and the depression. It got to a
point where she even looked at or smelled fat/meat, she would vomit. I do not
know if she ever obtained counseling, but in her case, she had a problem. I am
sure there are many others out there.
not the American way to be vegetarian.