The Negative Impact Of Vegetarianism And Vegetarianism

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Name: Ashanna Francis
ID#: 28130027
Instructor: Mrs. Carolyn Wiles-Blair
Course: Freshman Composition 2
Section: F
Date: March 26, 2015
Name of Activity: Writers Folder
Final Draft “It is heath that is the real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver,” are profound words spoken by M.K. Gandhi an inspirational writer. Vegetarianism is a much talked about topic and many people are beginning to discover that this lifestyle is not a matter of religion; it is a matter of not making unnecessary health choices. According to World Health Organization’s (WHO) definition of health, it is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not just merely the absence of diseases. Researches have now shown that one can achieve all
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A multi year study of over 40,000 respondents included vegans, vegetarians and non-vegetarians shows that diabetes occurred 4x more frequently in non-vegetarians than vegans, and twice as often as vegetarians who consume dairy. This is so as vegan diets are naturally higher in fiber, much lower in saturated fat, and cholesterol-free when compared to a traditional American diet. The high fiber in this diet may help you feel full for a longer time after eating and may help you eat less over all. When fiber intake is greater than 50 grams per day on a vegan diet, it may help lower blood glucose levels. Thus diabetes is unlikely to…show more content…
Longevity is another phenomenal asset of a vegetarian lifestyle. Dr. Edward F. after numerous researches suggests that the high nutrient consumption of a vegan or vegetarian diet may improve longevity. One’s study found strict vegans following a careful diet consumed greater amounts of high quality nutrients leading to better metabolic health. This lifestyle eliminates the use of alcohols and smoking which does the body more harm than good, and promotes balanced diets and good eating habits extends life expectancy. In fact, if your body is free from diabetes, arthritis, asthma, cancer, and you’re not obese why wouldn’t you live

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