Vegetarism

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You imagine the world with out hunger? Almost 40% of the world’s grain supply is fed to livestock instead of feeding humans.”40-60 million of people die each of starvation and relateddisease each year”("Becoming Vegetarian" Melina, Davis and Harrison.) On a piece of land in which we produce cereals they give as more products than if we use this same land to had the animals forthe meat, this is because when the meat we need to feed the meat with the same cereals and grain from the land, that’s a double waste. We could feed many more people directly by producing cereals andfeeding people with those instead of livestock (domestic animals kept for use on a farm and raised for sale and profit).

This is not the only benefit of a vegetarian diet there some other greatadvantages listen below: you let animals live their lives, prevent different diseases, help the environment and other many.

Having a vegetarian diet is a healthy way of life. You might thinkhaving this type of diet might give you some problems in the way you don’t get some of the important nutrients. Actually there rich in carbohydrates, omega-6 fatty acids, dietary fiber, carotenoids, folicacid, vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium and magnesium.

The vegetarianism as a concept and practice started at ancient India and the Greek civilization. They both were connected to the ideals ofnon-violence towards animals. This movement was promoted by some famous philosophers such as the mathematician Pythagoras. In the medieval Europe a big amount of monks restricted meat consumption forascetic or life styles reasons. It became a more commune practice until the 19th and 20th centuries. The first Vegetarian Society was founded In England 1847, then followed the International Vegetarian...
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