Ethics Of Eating Meat Essay

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What made you decide to eat meat? If I asked people, this question their answers would vary from because it is good for you too because I grew up eating meat. Likewise, most people can agree that eating meat can be essential for the human body. However, in today’s society Veganism is trending more than ever. People are constantly convincing themselves that plant- based foods are enough when it comes to your daily nutrition needs, eliminating all meat from their diets. Unluckily, these individuals may be experiencing a lack of vitamins, suffering reduced brain volume, weariness, and misperception. The idea that eating meat is not good for your body in some cases comes from one’s ethical point of view. Such as killing innocent animals in the…show more content…
In a recent article written by Kris Gunnars, he brings to the reader’s attention that according to studies “It is true that meat tends to be high in saturated fat and cholesterol, but this is not a cause for concern because they do not have adverse effects on blood cholesterol or increase the risk of heart disease” (Gunnars). What many people did not know is cholesterol is actually a dynamic molecule in the human body. It is found in every cell membrane and used to make hormones. The liver produces large amounts of it to make sure we always have enough. When we get a lot of cholesterol from the diet, the liver just produces less of it instead, so the total amount does not change much. Therefore, it is not surprising to see that in population studies that includes hundreds of thousands of people, saturated fat and cholesterol are not associated with an increased risk of heart disease. Before making any consumption or myths you must do your research and not only go based off of prior knowledge. Just as Dalai Lama states in his article. “Third, when we apply our reason in addressing a problem, we have to be vigilant in ensuring that we remain honest, self-aware, and unbiased: the danger otherwise is that we may fall victim to self-delusion” (70). You must always have your facts together before introducing a
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