• Vegetarian Diet Vegetarians Animal Meat
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    "You are what you eat", goes a famous saying. And if that is truly the case, then a lot of Americans would appear to be unhealthy, chemically treated, commercially raised slabs of animal flesh. And while that is not a particularly pleasant thought, it is nonetheless an description of the typical American omnivore who survives on the consumption of Big Macs and steak fajitas. But there are individuals who do not follow this American norm and have altered their diets so that they do not consume an...
  • Healthier Being A Meat Eater Or A Vegetarian
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    Healthier being a meat-eater or a vegetarian There are many eating habits all around the world. Most people don't decide what they want for their eating choice until they are the age where they can decide what they want, without causing any health problems. Children are deciding at a younger age that they don't want to eat meat. Why is that? Do they know what eating meat could do to them, or do they do it because they don't want to harm animals? There could be many reasons why children are now a...
  • Vegetarianism Eating Meat
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    Vegetarianism Vegetarianism is the limitation of ones diet to only plants, vegetables, grains, and fruits, without eating any food derived from an animal. There are different extremes of vegetarianism, where you can eat dairy, but not eggs, only milk, etc And the reasons why people convert to this diet differ. Health, religion, compassion for the animals, it usually varies. Vegetarianism has been around for centuries, beginning with the peaceful Hindu and Buddhist religions, but recently we have...
  • Vegetarian Diets Defined Dairy Products
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    VEGETARIAN DIETS DEFINED Vegetarianism does not have any mandatory rules. They do not all have to do things that are set in stone. However, some general types of the vegetarian diet do exist. The most commonly used terms for these categories are as follows: Lacto-vegetarians: This type of diet has been defined as being restricted from eating any animal flesh, but they do or are allowed to eat dairy products. Ovo-vegetarians: Similar to lac to-vegetarians, they do not eat flesh or milk products, ...
  • Vegetarianism Red Meat
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    To most people vegetarianism means the refraining of meat, primarily red meat, from personal consumption. Although the traditional vegetarian abstinence of red meat has grown into a group of varied lifestyles, little is known about them. To some people vegetarians are considered to be a drop out of the hippy era, or are labelled as 'weird' or 'feral'. Because of the misinterpretations surrounding vegetarianism in society I am going to outline the various diets which are recognized as vegetariani...
  • Vegetarianism Heart Disease
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    'You are what you eat', goes a famous saying. And if that is truly the case, then a lot of Americans would appear to be unhealthy, chemically treated, commercially raised slabs of animal flesh. And while that is not a particularly pleasant thought, it is nonetheless an description of the typical American omnivore who survives on the consumption of Big Macs and steak fajitas. But there are individuals who do not follow this American norm and have altered their diets so that they do not consume an...
  • Vegetarianism Healthy And Unhealthy
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    By: Charles MowenVegetarianism Vegetarianism is not just some crazy fad anymore. After considerable deliberation I decided that eating meant just didn't fit in with my values. More and more it is becoming not only a healthy alternative to the traditional meat and potato diet, but it is also a way to become more aware of environmental and animal welfare. Some people believe that a vegetarian diet is pointless and unhealthy; it is actually a very ethical and healthy alternative to the typical Amer...
  • Saturated Fat Meat Food Vegetarians
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    Vegetarianism is the practice of not eating meat. Vegetarians regard the flesh of all animals, including that of fish and poultry, as meat. Most vegetarians avoid eating meat because of moral or religious beliefs. They believe it is wrong to kill animals for food. Many vegetarians also think that eating meat is unhealthy. Some vegetarians exclude milk and eggs, as well as meat, from their diet because these foods come from animals. Vegetarians are divided into three groups, based on their attit...