These health risks can be prevented by keeping a healthy weight and diet, but many people think that you have to include red meats, and other animal products in your diet. But studies have shown that vegetarians and vegans tend to be slimmer, appear to be in better health, have greate... ... middle of paper ... ...UT-PETA-FAQ/howdoeseatingmeatharmtheenvironment?” PETA.nd. web. 25 Feb, 2014. Kovacs, Betty.
Although vegetarians sometimes develop vitamin deficiencies and have difficulty ordering in restaurants, being a vegetarian is still a great way to live because it is ethi... ... middle of paper ... ... $80 billion a year” (“Why”). An example more closely related to citizens is that people could save “an average of $4,000” a year if they eat “vegetables, grains and fruits in place of the 200 pounds of beef, chicken, and fish” (“Why”). Vegetarianism is better for the planet and consumers’ wallets. Works Cited “Being a Vegetarian” Brown.edu. Brown University.
Why eat meat that contains chemicals, growth hormones, and perservitives when you can just cut all that out? Being a vegetarian is a way of life and a superior choice when you are trying to be healthy. Health is the number one concern of people today. So many people play into health gimmicks on a daily basis and many of them are scams and do not work. If our number one concern is health then why would we not cut out a major health issue such as meat?
There is someone in your life who you want to encourage to eat more healthfully for a variety of reasons; there are many strategies you can use to persuade someone to try to eat more healthfully. According to helpguide.org eating vegan is not about stern diet philosophies, staying extremely small, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. It is mainly about feeling good, improving your mood, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. We all know someone who could live a better and longer life if they ate healthier. Alia Butler article from Livestrong.com believes poor diets deficient in the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need can take a negative toll on your overall health.
Whether it was to be humane to animals, maintain good health or for religious reasons, they all decided to forego meat and maintain a plant-based diet. Whatever the reason, vegetarian diets promote good heart health. In brief, a vegetarian diet is one that avoids all animal flesh. The vegetarian diet is rich in fruits and vegetables, legumes, nuts and other protein-rich foods. A vegetarian diet is also one laden with grains.
The inevitable subsequent question is, can one really live a healthy lifestyle as a vegetarian? As the vegetarian diet is limited in certain nutrients and animal proteins, those who follow this practice must take precautions and place more emphasis on protein complementation and complex dietary planning. The idea is to not only eat a varied diet, but to be aware of one’s nutritional needs, only in tandem, can one maintain a healthy meat-free diet. At age 8, when I used to live with my grandparents, meat was served or packed for every meal; whether it be meatloaf, steak, ham, baked chicken, etcetera. Reminiscent of the stereotypical American 1950s, our family would gather around the kitchen table for our home cooked meals.
(2013, p.1).” There are many different versions of vegetarianism, but the most common diet is “lactovegetarian”. A lactovegetarian where one refrains from eating meat, poultry, or any sea life, but still eats dairy. When pursuing vegetarianism it leads to a healthier lifestyle all the while of promoting a healthy weight and diet. Some may worry about whether they are getting the right amount of nutrition or not, but with the right portions of each food group with moderations for the meat category, one can gain adequate nutrition. Vegetarians tend to eat organic over non-organic food due to the antibiotics and chemicals farmers put into their crops.
Some people consider it “unhealthy” to lead a vegetarian diet, because they don’t think they would get all the necessary nutrients that are needed. But as long as a person supplements for meat, they can maintain a very healthy life! Tofo is a meat-replaced food that many vegetarians eat. They also consume a lot of beans which are an excellent source of protein. Dairy products produced in cruelty free facilities can also be purchased.