Transition To Vegetarianism Essay

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Ballentine, Rudolph. Transition to Vegetarianism: An Evolutionary Step. Honesdale, PA: Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy of the U.S.A., 1987. Print.
1) In 1960s the diets without meat were more popular. New menus in restaurants, new magazines about vegetarianism were published.
2) Flight attendants on airlines got requests for vegetarian meals and newspaper started to publish articles on meatless recipes.
3) A pregnant woman did all laboratory tests such as anemia, cholesterol, and blood proteins. Everything was normal. 4) Some nutritionists at Harvard checked the cholesterol levels of vegetarians and found out that they had a better cholesterol level than meat eaters.
5) In 1961, one of the physician wrote
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8) Stephanie Prather was surveyed during this research. She didn’t eat any animal products for more than two years. Not only she feels better but also she lost weight too.
Ogden, Lillie. "The Environmental Impact of a Meat-Based Diet." Editorial. Vegetarian Times. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Nov. 2015.
1) Regardless of all health benefits from being vegetarian, there are some environmental benefits and it 's also beneficial to those who have love for animals. 2) To produce beef and other animal products large quantity of natural resources such as water and fossil fuels are polluted.
3) "In fact, switching to a plant-based diet from a meat-eating diet is the single most important move I can make to help the environment, much more effective than turning off the water when I brush my teeth or recycling and reusing."(Ogden)
4) Producing beef takes abundant water. As per the Water Association Foundation, one pound of beef consumes 2,464 gallons of water. 5) In compare to production of beef, it takes only 25 gallons of water to produce
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12) Another significant factor is that due to the manure and urine of livestock, air and water is being polluted.
Roblin, Lynn. "Vegetarian Article." Vegetarian Article. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Nov. 2015.
1) While some people are converting to vegetarian diet for religious and ecological issues, many people are doing because of health concerns.
2)Besides having less chances of heart diseases, they also have less chances of hypertension, osteoporosis, and gallstones. 3)People who have been following vegetarianism are healthier not only because they ignore animal products but also because they avoid alcohol beverages and smoking.
4)Vegetarianism has been a part of many religions and countries such as India and England but it has also been a phenomena in North America.
5)A vegetarian diet is lessened in fats and higher in carbohydrates while in a non vegetarian diet fat is much higher.
6)Whole grains, fruits and vegetables play a vital role in diseases prevention. 7)While people think that vegetarians don’t get enough amount of nutrients, many important nutrients for our body are found in different types of vegetables and dairy

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