Should We Eat Meat? Essays

1377 Words Dec 18th, 2016 6 Pages
At the present time there are about 800 millions vegetarians in the world. Besides, more and more people are becoming vegetarians, even though the others can’t imagine their life without meat. Vegetarianism is partial or complete rejection of food that is animal origin. There are different types of vegetarians, the variety depends on what the person refuses to eat. The most common type are the lacto-ovo-vegetarians, who eat both dairy products and eggs. Less common type are the lacto-vegetarians, who eat dairy products, but avoid eggs. The third type are ovo-vegetarians, who eats eggs, but avoid dairy products. Vegans are the last type of vegetarians, who don’t eat dairy products, eggs, or any other products, which are derived from animals. These principles of nutrition are becoming increasingly popular and are already quite common even in our country.

Vegetarians are healthy eaters. The fact is, their daily food intake consists of healthy nutritious foods with high vitamin intake. They don’t eat meat and that is the most important part of their diet. Meat contains a significant amount of fats and cholesterol. As we know, cholesterol has detrimental effect on our organism and can lead to a disease known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when plaque of fatty materials builds up in the arteries, which can lead to blockages of blood flow, and, indeed, the consequences are not the best. This can lead to a heart attack, thus the disease is genuinely life threatening.…

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