Vegetarian diets avoid meat, fish, and poultry.
Vegan diets (thought of as pure vegetarian)
also avoid eggs and dairy products. For years
many people have proclaimed the health benefits
of vegetarian and vegan diets by pointing
to the suspected harmful affects of meats.
Others, from a moral perspective, have chosen
vegetarian style diets to avoid the killing
and eating of animals.
As with all diets, there are studies that
support and disprove claims that vegetarian
diets are better than traditional diets.
Some point out that by nature, humans are
hunters; others point out that meats are
high in bad cholesterol.
As with any diet, we believe
and the adaptability of the human
well as checking with your doctor
beginning any diet). Provided
that you seek
out suitable alternative sources
a vegetarian or vegan diet can
be a good
way to avoid excessive intake
foods and to manage your overall