Category Archives: Why vegetarian

The Secret Ingredient to a Healthy Life

The Secret Ingredient to a Healthy Life

While in college studying nutrition, my friend heard from a teacher that it is easier for a person to change their religion than to change their eating habits. But necessity is the mother of invention. When my dad got sick and was hospitalized for cancer, I started researching to learn how to protect ourselves and…

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The Moral Necessity of Veganism

The Moral Necessity of Veganism

Please join me in imagining a planet where the following happens – billions of cats and dogs are raised in unplerable conditions, killed and then ate by humans. Now, imagine that these dogs and cats feel as much pain, if not more, than humans, that the planet's scientists have shown how eating them is harmful…

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How Good Is a Vegan Diet?

How Good Is a Vegan Diet?

Come with me as I explore the benefits of going all out vegetarian rather than sticking to the traditional diet of meat and vegetables. Lately concerns have emerged after my sister died of pancreatic cancer a couple of years ago and a cluster of cysts was found on my pancreas. Some unexplained pains and my…

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Natural Supplements Are Not Harmful

Oxidized cells in the body are harmful for other cells that are healthy because they take away the free radical which is why it is important to take anti-oxidants after a certain age. With increase in age our body loses energy due to the same reason. Supplements are a way in which we can prevent…

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Convincing the Skeptics

If you are thinking of following vegetarian diet for certain causes – religious belief, health reason, economic reason, animal rights – you will face a barrage of uninformed arguments from skeptical relatives and friends. A common argument about vegetarianism is the difficulty of preparing vegetarian meals. Don’t get swayed or discouraged by this argument because there is a lot of choice for vegetarians. A vegetarian diet consists of ordinary everyday foods like grains, vegetables, nuts, and fruits. […]

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Diabetes and Osteoporosis

The Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet to Diabetics Diabetics must choose any food they eat very carefully, as each food choice they make has a profound impact on their overall health on a meal-to-meal basis. Diabetes affects people of all ages, both genders, from all walks of life and backgrounds. Untreated, it can cause wounds to heal slowly, infections take longer to cure, blindness, and kidney failure. Diet is one of the most important ways of controlling […]

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Health and vegetarians

Vegetarians and Heart Disease No matter what your reasons for eating a more vegetarian diet, there’s no denying the obvious health benefits that are derived from the elimination of red meat from your diet. On average, vegetarians have lower levels of the blood fats, cholesterol and triglycerides than meat eaters of similar age and social status have. High levels of blood fats are associated with an increased risk of heart disease. Lacto-ovo vegetarians, those who eat eggs […]

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Why go vegetarian

You’ve certainly heard the expression many times, “You are what you eat.” Have you ever really thought about what it means? And do you think about it when you’re making food choices? In some ways, we do become what we eat, literally. Have you ever seen an example of your blood plasma after eating a fast food hamburger? What was previously a clear liquid becomes cloudy with the fat and cholesterol that’s absorbed from eating a high-fat […]

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