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Doctor insights on: Vegetarian Enzymes To Digest Meat

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Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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Is it healthier to eat a vegetarian diet or a diet with meat?

Is it healthier to eat a vegetarian diet or a diet with meat?

For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com and www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. I'm convinced that a plant-based diet is a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What is the lifespan of a vegetarian compared to a meat-eater?

What is the lifespan of a vegetarian compared to a meat-eater?

Life span based upon: A 2003 report in “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”- Reducing meat consumption can increase life span by 3.6 years ;societies with plant-based diets are more likely to live past 70 years of age. Meat eaters with High Cholesterol will have heart disease, shortening life span.; which can also be due to Colon Cancer. Lack of Smoking and Alcoholism in Vegetarians will increase life span. ...Read more

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What are good vegetarian soy meats for vegetarians that want to bulk? Thanks

What are good vegetarian soy meats for vegetarians that want to bulk? Thanks

You need more!: Soy or any plant based protein, is much less as a protein source than animal based protein, because the amino-acid composition does not miiror the Amino Acids that your muscle protein is comprised off. You need approximately 40% more of soy protein nutrtional supplements than whey protein. ...Read more

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What are the medical arguments to be a vegetarian or a meat-eater?

What are the medical arguments to be a vegetarian or a meat-eater?

Ethical vegetarians: do not eat meat to avoid killing animals. Avoiding meat for heath reasons can reduce the amount of hormones and antibiotics eaten when consuming meat. It's harder to maintain protein level if a vegetarian but can be done w/proper balanced diet. B 12 is a vitamin that can go too low if vegetarian so supplementing is a good idea. Vegan vegetarianism is the most challenging food plan. ...Read more

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Is eating meat occasionally actually healthier than being a strict vegetarian? Please advise!

Is eating meat occasionally actually healthier than being a strict vegetarian? Please advise!

Your preference: Strict vegetarians need to supplement for B12, iron, and several other basic nutrients. The big studies show no differences in longevity or any category of disease when you control for other factors. Vegetarians can claim the moral high ground. I'd encourage you to make your own food choices without criticizing others or allow them to criticize yours. ...Read more

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I've recently switched from a vegetarian diet to eating meat again. What can I can expect to feel?

I've recently switched from a vegetarian diet to eating meat again. What can I can expect to feel?

Introduce meat into: Your diet slowly. Your body is not used to digesting meat and it may take a while to be comfortable w/that. You may feel a little stomach upset at first but you will gradually transition and eating meat will not be an issue. We westerners eat large slabs of meat. In asia small pieces of meat are used a flavoring in a dish. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can consuming a lot of meat cause an excess of mucus? Is meat known to be a mucus causing food? Recently switched from being vegetarian.

Can consuming a lot of meat cause an excess of mucus? Is meat known to be a mucus causing food? Recently switched from being vegetarian.

No: It is not known that meat causes your body making more mucus. However if you have indigestion, consuming a large amount of meat might worsen your reflux symptoms or worsening indigestion causing more mucus production from acid reflux. ...Read more

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My family almost never buys fresh veggies. They eat meat with bread usually. I'm a vegetarian and suffer because I do not get any veggies. Please help me convince them that they need veggies every day?

My family almost never buys fresh veggies. They eat meat with bread usually. I'm a vegetarian and suffer because I do not get any veggies. Please help me convince them that they need veggies every day?

Sharing Feelings: Openly and honestly will be key. Scientific proof is everywhere. Have a look at this link, share it with your family, and start the dialogue. Things will get better! http://healthyeating.Sfgate.Com/consequences-not-eating-fruits-vegetables-6202.Html. ...Read more

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