Just read this.
I want you to be informed of how certain foods affect the environment, your health, the farmers, and the animals. Once you have the information you are free to make up your own mind as to what you want to do. I completely respect your decision and your right to choose what you eat as long as you are fully informed on the matter. I am just here to provide information. I will not criticize you for your decision and I know that you will not criticize me for being a vegetarian (not that you would because that would be silly). Anyway, just read this… (more…)
Appropriate Planned Vegetarian Diets Are Healthful, May Help in Disease Prevention and Treatment, Says American Dietetic Association
FOR RELEASE JULY 1, 2009
Media contact: Jennifer Starkey
800/877-1600, ext. 4802 (more…)
I’ve heard a few people out there dismiss the vegetarian diet after trying it for a short time, saying that they just didn’t feel satisfied or complete unless the meal contained animal foods. Most of this is psychological and it takes a few weeks for new habits to be formed and tastebuds to change. But for some people there may be some truth to them not feeling satiated if the meal did not contain all the necessary components. And this could happen with any diet, not just when switching to a vegetarian diet! (more…)