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Doctor insights on: Good And Bad Effects Of Being A Vegetarian

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Is good to be vegetarian ?

Is good to be vegetarian ?

Be discerning: If you're a vegetarian, you'll need to supplement to get enough of some of your nutrients such as B12 and iron. Even protein may be a challenge. Despite all the huckstering, the big studies show no difference between vegetarians and omnivores in longevity or any category of disease when you control for the other stuff. You can claim the moral high ground. Make the choice freely. ...Read more

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Is being vegetarian good for your organs?

Is being vegetarian good for your organs?

Yes: The human diet is naturally a plant-based diet. Some animal products like eggs are also highly beneficial. Saturated fats are even ok in moderation when derived from plants like coconut oil. Animal saturates are more inflammatory. So a diet of 80% and 20% animal is likely the best human diet. A vegetarian who eats eggs and dairy can acquire all the essential nutrients a human body needs. ...Read more

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What are the bad sides to going vegetarian as a teen?

What are the bad sides to going vegetarian as a teen?

Read on: So many say the are vegetarian and don't eat meat eggs ot fish.I do think a veg diet can be very healthy but it does take work. U have to add to ur diet protein like beans, add green leafy veg. Grains and legumes.At every meal every day and a lot of them , too many just eat more carbs. Get some books. And read them this diet can be very healthy but very detrimental if done wrong. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would anything bad happen if i stopped being a vegetarian?

Would anything bad happen if i stopped being a vegetarian?

No. Give it up.: The benefits of a vegetarian diet, though much-hyped by cults, have resisted demonstration in the real scientific studies. The one problem is that meat and dairy taste better and you'll eat more, so you'll want to get going with the physical fitness and exercise. ...Read more

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Are shrimp vegetarian rolls bad for you?

Are shrimp vegetarian rolls bad for you?

No: Not unless you are allergic. Curious though, don't the shrimp make the rolls no longer vegetarian? ...Read more

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Is it generally good for a teenager to be a vegetarian?

Is it generally good for a teenager to be a vegetarian?

This depends: It depends on the type of vegetarianism the person practices. It is important for a growing teenager to get enough protein as well as vitamins and minerals. If all animal products are avoided, than making sure to eat enough protein is advisable to help provide the proper nutrients for body growth. I would advise seeing a dietitian if at all possible to discuss this further. ...Read more

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What's a good vegetarian bulking meal plan?

What's a good vegetarian bulking meal plan?

Don't be a vegan!: Those who choose to be vegetarian can easily get enough protein to "bulk" if they are lacto-ovo vegetarians and can supplement with whey protein and egg albumin! both are no fat and 100% protein! ...Read more

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Is taking beano regularly bad for you? Im a vegetarian.

Is taking beano regularly bad for you? Im a vegetarian.

Not at all: People can't fully digest beans because our bodies do not make enzymes that break down certain starches in beans. The bacteria in our intestines then break down the starches & produce gas. Beano provides enzymes that help to break the starches down, thus reducing gas. I know of no harm from taking beano regularly. An alternative is to sprout beans, which also improves digestibility of the starches. ...Read more

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What is a good nutrition plan for skinny vegetarian teen?

What is a good nutrition plan for skinny vegetarian teen?

Eat from all groups: Eat from all the allowable food groups, such as fruits, vegetables, beans, grains, nuts etc. Make sure they are getting adequate b12, calcium, iron and zinc, vitamin A and D. These may be low in a vegetarian diet. Nuts are high in protein and healthy fat and can help increase calories in a skinny vegetarian ...Read more