Tag: vegetarian vs vegan

  • What Is PETA?

    What Is PETA?

    What is PETA? What is PETA known for? I will answer these  and other questions like: What does PETA stand for? What has PETA done for animals? Is PETA a reliable source? PETA stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and is an organization devoted to changing that mindset among humans. They are against…

  • Cow slaughterhouses are Filthy!

    Cow slaughterhouses are Filthy!

    Even if you don’t eat meat, you might think drinking or using milk is part of a vegetarian diet. We all have images of farmers pumping milk by hand, and it seems a natural part of life and a benign use of the cow. But we don’t really think much about it at all, do…

  • Traditional Meat: Whats There To Know?

    Traditional Meat: Whats There To Know?

    How did our family traditions become centered around eating meat? Think about it. When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of turkey. If we eat pork, then New Year’s celebrations often revolve around pork and sauerkraut. At Christian Easter, the traditional meal is ham. And in the summer, we wait for that first hamburger or…

  • You are what you eat. True or False?

    You are what you eat. True or False?

    You’ve certainly heard the expression many times, “You are what you eat.” Have you ever really thought about what it means? And do you think about it when you’re making food choices? In some ways, we do become what we eat, literally. Have you ever seen an example of your blood plasma after eating a…

  • Pig farming: I Dont Approve!

    Pig farming: I Dont Approve!

    Many people reject eating pork and other meats derived from pigs for religious reasons or health reasons. When people start eating a more vegetarian diet, red meat is usually the first thing they eliminate from their diets. When they do, various health indicators generally start to improve, such as their cholesterol levels and blood pressure…

  • Veal- Baby calves are taken from their mothers

    Veal- Baby calves are taken from their mothers

    There are few issues that make a more compelling argument for a vegetarian diet than that of veal and how it’s produced. While the meat industry is, by its very nature cruel and inhumane, the veal industry is the worst. Baby calves are taken from their mothers, often at just one day old. They’re kept…

  • Why switch to vegetarianism?

    Why switch to vegetarianism?

    If you’ve eaten meat and animal products your whole life, you might think, why switch to a vegetarian diet? You’ve lived your whole life eating eggs, hamburgers, hot dogs, poultry, so why switch now to vegetarianism? There could be many reasons to switch. Start by looking in the mirror. Are you at a healthy weight?…