Lastly, a vegetarian means eating a vegetarian diet.A vegetarian diet is much healthier than a normal American diet.
Theoretically, meat containing more B12 and other vitamins can be absorbed much faster than some vegetarian foods like bread, pasta, almonds or other nuts and also have a better taste. There are many more reasons why a vegetarian is better than a non-vegetarian. The purpose of this is to look into how a vegetarian is compared to a non-vegetarian.
To begin a vegetarian can alleviate world hunger and save much more water. Stated by David Pimentel, professor of ecology at Cornell University "About 70% of all grown grain produced in the United States is fed to animals raised for slaughter. The 7 billion livestock animals in the United States consume 5 times as much grain is consumed …show more content…
If all that grain fed to domesticated animals were fed to these 795 million people it would indeed alleviate world hunger. No one in the world would be starving if they were fed grain. The grain fed to domesticated animals should be fed to the hungry people in the world right now. Saving people's lives is more important than raising livestock to harvest and collect the meat. Meredith Hastings says, "Hunger may affect the quality of a child's education. 66 million primary school children go to school hungry. 23 million of those children are in Africa. Inadequately nourished children may suffer from difficulty concentrating or lowered immunity. Growing up hungry has negative effects that last a lifetime. One out of six children—roughly 100 million—in developing countries is underweight. There are162 million stunted children and 51 million wasted children because of undernourishment. Both increase the risk of disease and death. Poor nutrition affects the physical and mental development of young children, particularly those in their first 1,000 days, from pregnancy to 2 years of age with