If you are a vegetarian, what is your philosophy behind choosing to be a vegetar

Jump to Last Post 1-5 of 5 discussions (5 posts)
  1. Shil1978 profile image92
    Shil1978posted 8 years ago

    If you are a vegetarian, what is your philosophy behind choosing to be a vegetarian?

  2. Somecallmegreat profile image55
    Somecallmegreatposted 8 years ago

    I never chose. Nature chose it for me. Meat makes me incredibly anxious and ill if I attempt to eat it. :p

  3. Research Analyst profile image82
    Research Analystposted 8 years ago

    I know some people who have chosen to be vegetarians for health reasons, many were meat eaters for most of their lives and due to serious health problems, their doctors recommended they discontinue eating red meat and fatty meats.

    While others are socially conscious of the cruelty that some farm animals face in order to be our food.

    So I think it can be a proactive choice to try and be healthier, but not all vegetarian dishes are healthy, some contain high amounts of fat, such as cheese, heavy sauces, butter, creams and egg dishes and white bread. Also one would have to be careful of too many carbs as well.

    Many have chosen to be Vegan to eliminate the dairy products from their diet. Getting enough protein will always be an issue for vegetarians.

    I would suggest if your a vegetarian, vegan or not either way "balance" is necessary to eat right.

  4. someonewhoknows profile image74
    someonewhoknowsposted 8 years ago

    I've read that the body adjusts to what ever foods are eaten to some extent.However whole natural foods in the right proportions are required for the body to be healthy. Essencial fatty acids like omega 3 is required for every cell of your body.There is vegatation that contains omega 3 fatty acids.Flaxseed oil from the variety of Flax grown exclusively for it's seed.There of course is another variety grown for it's fiber that is used to make linen.Hemp of course has more than one variety.One grown for it's fiber which was used extensively worldwide to make paper including the paper our constitution was written on and the fiber that was used to make both sails,rope and clothing and the first American flag.The other variety of hemp was grown for it's seed and omega 3 oil.The hemp seed has been proven to be of the highest quality protein that can be grown in the harshest of climates.Even in the andies mountains where water is scarce. 
    Unrefined extra virgin olive oil contains omega 6 which is a good fat that the body needs to have healthy skin which is an indicator of overall health.Dairy and eggs can contribute to health when eating fat free milk that came from dairy cows that eat grass instead of corn and eggs that  come from hens that are free to choose their own food source instead of being forced to eat something that's not by choice but they are forced to eat.That is not to say that what they are forced to eat is necessarily bad for them or the eggs they lay ,but there is a temptation on the part of some to feed them whatever is available or cheapest with disreguard for the health of the hens or the people who buy their eggs.Then there is the question about the fact that hens eat insects for their high protein content when they are allowed to do that.If,the insects have come into contact with pestacides then you have a problem with the quality of eggs produced and there is always the fact that hens themselves are not exclusively vegatarians.

  5. Hridyapal Bhogal profile image61
    Hridyapal Bhogalposted 8 years ago

    a non-vegetarian human is no different than an animal....(according to me)....nd we all know that we are at the topmost of god's creation ladder.....so BE HUMAN !!!!!

    Leave the animal-like behaviour to them only.....

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)