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Vegetarian Stop Producing Enzymes To Digest Meat
@ time i was diagnosed with lupus i became very allergic to meat & dairy. Lupus dr. Says i lost enzyme to digest animal products. Any ideas?
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
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
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
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
School assignment?: See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/481795-the-statistics-of-vegetarians-vs-meat-eaters/Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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.
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