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Vegetarian Food:Raising Children as Vegetarians
2007-05-07
Name: Editor Do you believe a vegetarian diet is a healthy option for children? How do you ensure a healthy balanced vegetarian diet for your children? Do you explain to your children the reasons why you have brought them up as vegetarians? What other issues did you face while bringing up your children as vegetarians?
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2007-05-23
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Name: Parashuram Godbole
Subject:  The Real Choice!
I think vegetarianism is most suited to us humans. There are people who believe that we should be non-veg, as God has given us canines. But think about it? Our canines are hardly as sharp as a dog' s. We have descended from apes who are primarily vegetarian. I think eggs is fine, you can see many monkeys stealing eggs from birds' nests. We are naturally inclinde to be vegetarian.

Non-veg food is unsuitable most of the times. Think about most of the global scares of late - bird flu, mad cow, and what not.. They are all because of eating non-vegetarian food.

There are some who believe vegetarian food makes you less aggressive. I don' t agree with that. Hitler was a vegetarian...

Recently, the Masai tribe of Kenya was found to have a gene that makes them easiyl digest milk. Being hunter gatherers and herdsmen, they need such an evolutionary mechanism..Most adults cannot digest milk easily. Similarly, Indians after centuries of vegetarian food are more suited to eatign fruits, vegetables, and grains.

As George Bearnard Shaw said \" My stomach is not the graveyeard for dead animals\" ...
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