What is the definition of vegetarian? Someone who does not eat meat.
Why is being a vegetarian good for you?
This is good for your health for many reasons. One reason is that it helps you lose weight. It takes about 2,000 – 3,000 calories to produce 1 pound of flesh. But only about 100-200 calories to produce 1 pound of vegetables.
Another reason is that a vegetarian diet reduces the risk of several diseases, including some cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes.
Many vegetarians take non-vegetarian supplements for the purpose of disease prevention. Others take non-vegetarian drugs, like cholesterol-lowering agents, anti-depressants, asthma drugs, and some anti-inflammatory drugs.
Does being a Vegetarian good for your health?
Yes. Because being a vegetarian helps you lose weight, it lowers your risk of heart disease, and some other health problems related.
You can eat more fruits and vegetables, and that is What is good for your body. You can eat more nuts and seeds, too. And those are good for your body because they are fat-free foods. Or, you can eat more whole grains. Those are “complex” foods. They contain lots of nutrients. They are good for your body, too.
There are many different kinds of vegetarian diets. You can be a “Lacto-ovo” vegetarian. That means, you eat eggs and dairy products, and you don’t eat any meat or fish. You can also be a “Lacto-vegetarian”. That means, you don’t eat any meat, but you do eat eggs and dairy products. Or, you can be a “vegetarian”. You don’t eat any meat or fish.
You don’t have to be a “Lacto-ovo” or “Lacto-vegetarian” to be a vegetarian. You can be a “pescatarian”. That means you don’t eat any meat, fish, or shellfish. But, you may eat other animals, like birds and bugs.
You can eat “omnivorous” foods, too. These foods include all kinds of different things like eggs, milk, cheese, and many other foods.
What is a vegan diet?
It’s a vegetarian or non-meat eating diet. You can be a “Lacto-vegetarian”, “ovo-vegetarian” or “vegetarian”.
Why should I be a vegan?
Lots of reasons. The most important reason is animal welfare. Animals are not treated well on factory farms and in the meat, fish, and leather industry. Animals are treated worse than humans in some cases. They are denied everything that is natural to them. Animals don’t have this right. That is why you should not eat or use anything that comes from an animal.
Most people don’t know that animal testing is still happening on the consumer products they use. Even “cruelty-free” testing hasn’t stopped animal testing.
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