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Benefits of Eating Vegetarian
food is the staple food of the world!
In reviewing typical menus around the world that are based
primarily on grains and legumes with only a fraction coming from
meat, milk and eggs, scientists have found a diet of about 2500
calories would supply 50% more protein than needed by 98% of the
food is healthy!
BY now all the most respectable and conservative nutrition journals
have proclaimed that a good vegetarian diet is wholesome and
food does not cause deficiency!
As long as some milk is included in the regular diet, no evidence
of deficiency is found.
food is good for your heart!
In fact, even conservative nutritionists have begun to speak of the
dangers of eating too much meat. A wealth of evidence shows that
increases in dietary cholesterol in take, present in animal
products, leads to coronary heart disease. Vegetarians also have
lower blood pressure because of an increased fibre intake.
foods help fight disease!
Further a vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of some kinds of
cancer like cancer of the colon, rectum and breast. The ability of
white cells to fight disease, is twice as much in vegetarians as in
food is great for athletes and kids, too!
Children who are vegetarian still have enough nutrients for
promoting growth and health. The balanced vegetarian diet provides
the athlete with added reduction in coronary risk factors while
meeting all known nutrition all needs.
Changing back to nature
First and foremost, the foods we eat should be as near the natural
state as possible. They should be free of unnecessary chemicals in
preserving, preparation and storage. The best anti - ageing pill is
to eat less altogether and more lightly at each sitting, following
the natural need of our bodies.
A word about fasting
In the ancient Asian tradition, fasting is termed a process of
"Making one lighter". When properly done, it is a process
of revitalization. This meant that one should be offered all the
most nutritious aspects of the best quality of foods. The ideal
technique for successful fasting is the use of fresh, raw fruits
and vegetables or their juices. On such a diet, the full spectrum
of nutrients is supplied in an easily assimilated form, so the
digestive tract can remain essentially at rest. Try this when
you've had a particularly heavy meal (don't we all!) or over eaten
at a celebration!
Try carrot or celery juice supplemented with cucumber or spinach
juice. Fresh apple, pineapple, black and green grape, mango juice
are also popular. Although fresh sugar cane juice contains sugar,
there is something in the fresh juice which does not cause dental
decay! Eating refined sugar causes dental cavities. Try different
combinations of fruit juices and spice them up with ginger or lemon