A vegetarian diet is generally lower in fat and sodium because of a higher intake of fruits and vegetables. Plus that means it has more fiber, which is better for the body. However, some vegetarians fall back on carbohydrates too much, which tends to negate the benefits of abandoning meat and dairy. There is also some evidence to suggest that meat products are directly linked with serious diseases, not the least of which is cancer. The documentary 'Forks over Knives' makes a very convincing argument about giving up meat and dairy.
They are endless, because meat is actually cancer-forming (check out "The China Study" by Colin Campbell and Thomas Campbell).
We tend to eat a diet too acid-forming, and this causes all sorts of problems in the body. Meat is also acidic in the body - that's just one point. Also, the meat we eat is rarely organic, meaning natural. Rather, farmers pump chemicals into meat that are toxic to the body and wreak havoc, causing all sorts of issues.
And we really only need the protein found in fruits and veggies and raw nuts/seeds.
by abentley7 years ago
I had never had non-vegeterian diet as my parents were vegeterian. So, I would like to ask here that whether eating non-vegetarian diet would be okay for me or would it harm my digestive system any ways.
by Peeples3 years ago
Is there a right way to start a mostly vegetarian diet?I am thinking about going mostly vegetarian (meaning no red meat with only occasional chicken) however I have no idea where to start. I am doing this for the health...
by Andrea Lawrence3 years ago
What would you consider the best benefits of a vegetarian diet?
by TajmaHill5 years ago
What are your arguments against a vegetarian diet?
by suncat7 years ago
Vegetarian diet is good. Do you agree? People are not naturally vegetarians, while eating meat...Vegetarian diet is good. Do you agree? People are not naturally vegetarians, while eating meat in very limited...
by arpitme5 years ago
I believe yes, because killing is itself a violent act and if it is involved in the process of making food, it will definitely makes them more violent.
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