Vegetarian diet???

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Vegetarian diet???

Postby Strawberry » Fri Aug 29, 2003 11:25 pm

What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?

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Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby member » Thu Sep 04, 2003 2:10 pm

vegetarians diets are ,I think vegetables and all fruits.....

lemon

Postby lemon » Wed Sep 10, 2003 12:13 pm

I think some people's bodies just can't consume heavy food as meat properly. So vegetarian diet helps you to feel well.

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Postby Monyk » Fri Sep 19, 2003 8:00 am

In my opinion vegetarian diet is not for everybody we first should contact with our doctor to consult our body condition and discuss about diet proper for as. I tried to be vegetariam for about tree mounth, after this period it turn out that my died was to less in proteins. I started to have problems with my bones, spine, and eventually nerves. That was right time to go to doctor but for me was to late

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Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby waheed » Wed Sep 24, 2003 3:40 am

Strawberry wrote:What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?

ruizhu

what are the benefits of vegetarian diet?

Postby ruizhu » Sat Oct 04, 2003 1:14 am

I want to know what is the accurate means of vegetarian diet? Is it the diet only consists of vegetables without any other foods even fruits or beans, not mention to meat or the fat of any animals. If so, that will be no benefits for health. By the way that all sorts of beans are very good diet for health. DOU FU are not only the favorite food for chinese or japanese but may be good diet for more people all over the world.

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Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby Guest » Fri Oct 10, 2003 3:45 am

[quote="Strawberry"]What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?[/quote] :D :lol: :D

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maybe it doesn't work.

Postby Erica » Tue Nov 04, 2003 3:59 am

In my eyes, losing weight doesn't mean depending what you eat,
if you're on diet when doing it, you may have a deep desire to eat more,
it'll harm your result. Of course, if you don't want to lose weight, I don't think having a diet is good for you coz vegetarian diet mean fruits and vegetables, if you're a strict vegetarian, you won't allow yourself to eat eggs and drink milk.

karen Liao

Vegetarian diet

Postby karen Liao » Wed Nov 05, 2003 9:26 am

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I have been an vegetarian for more than ten years. For me, it's a very healty diet. I feel more vibrant than I used to be. If you take enough nutrition and eat properly, I think it doesn't cause damage to your body.
I also eat eggs and drink milk, because they can supply some nutrition which can't be found on vegetables and fruits. I also think beans are a good sourece of proteins, so you don't need to worry about the lack of proteins. If you think vegetarianism will lead to malnutrition, you may need to think again. Actually , plants have more beneficial ingredients than meats do. However, meats cover lots of poisonous elements that may cause severe disease. Besides, those poison will stay within your body and influence your body little bv little. To those who are afrid of taking their first step into vegetarianism, I hope you can experience the benefits of vegetarian bring to your body as I do. :D

ruizhu

Re: Vegetarian diet

Postby ruizhu » Thu Nov 06, 2003 9:21 am

[You have been making a good experiences. I appreciated it very much. but I can not practice as you quote="karen Liao"][/b]
I have been an vegetarian for more than ten years. For me, it's a very healty diet. I feel more vibrant than I used to be. If you take enough nutrition and eat properly, I think it doesn't cause damage to your body.
I also eat eggs and drink milk, because they can supply some nutrition which can't be found on vegetables and fruits. I also think beans are a good sourece of proteins, so you don't need to worry about the lack of proteins. If you think vegetarianism will lead to malnutrition, you may need to think again. Actually , plants have more beneficial ingredients than meats do. However, meats cover lots of poisonous elements that may cause severe disease. Besides, those poison will stay within your body and influence your body little bv little. To those who are afrid of taking their first step into vegetarianism, I hope you can experience the benefits of vegetarian bring to your body as I do. :D [/quote]

Luis

Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby Luis » Tue Nov 18, 2003 6:06 pm

Strawberry wrote:What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?


In my opinion a strict vegetarian diet has no benefits, on the contrary is not healthy. One of the most important things in human diet is the vast variety of different kind of foods, that we can eat. This fact is easy to point out when we were ill, and doctors advice us not to eat some food, the reduction of the choice of the food provoke that your diet became boring. One of the advantages of not eating animal food, it is that your cholesterol levels do not be increased, and this is good for your heart, because it is difficult to suffer from a collapse, on the other hand animal food bring to you vitamins, essential oils and other nutrients very important for the development of your body.

lilli

Vegetarian diet

Postby lilli » Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:28 am

Hi,
I think that vegetarian diet is not very good because in meat, poultry and other food from animals are useful for our life and our body.

laura adyeni

Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby laura adyeni » Fri Dec 12, 2003 4:16 pm

Anonymous wrote:
Strawberry wrote:What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?
:D :lol: :D


I think going strictly vegetarian does not prove healthy in the long run. of course thousands of people have turned to vegetarianism claiming among many other things that vegetarians don't have to srtuggle with weight issues, which is a huge plus in this anorexia-bullimia era where almost everyone is trying to look their best, and where almost everyone fails. having taken care of the weight issue, vegetarians also claim that people who don't eat meat tend to suffer less stress, they sort of munch their way through life, taking life in stride. my personal opinion might be shadowed by all this, but the fact is that i've known people who not only have become vegetarians, they have gone to the extremes of eating only raw veggies, imagin that, i bet you can hear their stomach growling all the way to Texas, and imagine how their teeth suffer from all that grinding. let alone their physical appearence, all washed out, and pale, faint as a withered flower. by the way, you don't suppose vegetarians have lost their sexual appetite as well, do you? well, anyway...

Now, you see, nobody can argue this; Meat is delicious, period.
It makes for variety, why would anyone want to turn down a scrumptuous big mac or a juicy wellington. vegetarians proudly sit at a retaurant table and order their wierd-looking salads while permanently drooling over your t-bone, i'm sure youv'e noticed it uh?

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Postby Arale » Tue Nov 23, 2004 2:46 pm

Vegetarian diet may understand as a dietary meal or the meal of a monk/nun.Which one do you refer to then? :wink:

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Postby nammm » Wed Feb 23, 2005 2:58 pm

I dont think that there is any disadavantage to have vegetarian diet,and it is quite good!!Some people think that vegetarian can not get nutrients as much as much other people eating meat but it isnt.Soya bean is good choice to replace the nutrients in meat,so vegetarian can also have enough intake of different nutrients.

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Re: what are the benefits of vegetarian diet?

Postby Guest » Sun Mar 06, 2005 10:59 pm

ruizhu wrote:I want to know what is the accurate means of vegetarian diet? Is it the diet only consists of vegetables without any other foods even fruits or beans, not mention to meat or the fat of any animals.

There are three types of vegetarians: lacto-vegetarians, strict vegetarians, and partial vegetarians. There are several differences between those three types of vegetarians. For lacto-vegetarians, their diet includes milk and other dairy products. For vegans, or strict vegetarians, they don't consume animal flesh (meat, poultry, fish and seafood), animal products (eggs, dairy and honey), and the wearing and use of animal products (eg. leather, silk, wool, lanolin, gelatin). Their diet consists totally of vegetables, vegetable oils, and seeds.
For partial vegetarians, their diet consists some groups of animal foods but not others; this is mostly based on religious point of view.

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Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby Guest » Sun Mar 06, 2005 11:13 pm

Strawberry wrote:What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?

Being a vegetarian is a personal choice such as thinking of killing animals is inhumane (ethical belief), religious belief, health, etc. If one thinks being a vegetarian would help him/her lose weight or look better then that person should rethink how to plan his/her diet. It's because as with any diet, vegetarians should have a diverse and well-planned diet for optimal health, consuming the right amount of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, etc. on the food pyramid.

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Postby Guest » Sun Mar 06, 2005 11:16 pm

Arale wrote:Vegetarian diet may understand as a dietary meal or the meal of a monk/nun.Which one do you refer to then? :wink:

_Arale_

"A belief that continues in Theravada Buddhism from its Vedic roots is that the killing of larger animals results in more bad karma than that of smaller ones, so it would be less bad to kill a chicken than a cow. This is due to the greater intention and effort required to kill the larger animal. Furthermore, fish are considered of lesser importance than mammals.

In the modern Buddhist world, attitudes toward vegetarianism vary by location. In China and Vietnam, monks typically eat no meat (and with other restrictions as well – see Buddhist cuisine). In Japan or Korea some schools do not eat meat, while most do. Theravadans in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia do not practice vegetarianism. All Buddhists however, including monks, are allowed to practice vegetarianism if they wish to do so."

(wikipedia.com)

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Re: Vegetarian diet???

Postby Guest » Sun Mar 06, 2005 11:20 pm

laura adyeni wrote:
Anonymous wrote:
Strawberry wrote:What are the benefits of a vegetarian diet, please?
:D :lol: :D



Now, you see, nobody can argue this; Meat is delicious, period.
It makes for variety, why would anyone want to turn down a scrumptuous big mac or a juicy wellington.
vegetarians proudly sit at a retaurant table and order their wierd-looking salads while permanently drooling over your t-bone, i'm sure youv'e noticed it uh?

A person who thinks killing other animals is inhumane would argue about this. :roll:

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Re: Vegetarian diet

Postby Guest » Sun Mar 06, 2005 11:22 pm

lilli wrote:Hi,
I think that vegetarian diet is not very good because in meat, poultry and other food from animals are useful for our life and our body.

Scientists have proved that,
"Vegetarians have lower rates of obesity, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, large bowel disorders, cancers and gallstones." - British_Medical_Association

"Vegetarians often live longer and suffer less from several chronic diseases." - ADA

"Vegetarians have half to three-quarters the risk of dying of heart disease compared to non-vegetarians." - PCRM

"Cancer rates among vegetarians are 25-50 per cent less than non-vegetarians." - PCRM

"Hypertension (high blood pressure) in vegetarians is one third to one half that of meat eaters." - PCRM

"Diabetes is much less likely to be a cause of death in vegetarians" - ADA

"Vegetarians have a much lower incidence of Caesarean section." - PCRM

"95 per cent of all food poisoning comes from meat and animal products" - British Medical Association

(wikipedia.com)

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Postby monsterZZZ » Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:27 am

Vegetarian food made me look like vegetable.I really cant live without meat and chicken


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