Search found 14 matches

by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:30 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Vegetarianism and Cancer
Replies: 4
Views: 6530

Vegetarianism and Cancer

An analytical study into the relationship between current diet and breast cancer risk was published in 1994. When breast cancer rates and meat and fruit intakes were compared, both were similar in the under-fifties. However, in women over fifty, eating more meat reduced the incidence of breast cance...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:25 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: But Isn't Vegetarianism Healthier?
Replies: 1
Views: 5923

But Isn't Vegetarianism Healthier?

Many people become vegetarians because they believe that such a lifestyle is healthier, particularly in terms of heart disease and cancer. They believe that an intake of meat, and particularly animal fat, will shorten their lives. As evidence of this, a study of largely vegetarian Seventh-Day Advent...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:23 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Vegetarianism - A Form Of Child Abuse
Replies: 10
Views: 9291

Vegetarianism - A Form Of Child Abuse

All the nutrients that the body needs other than vitamin B-12 can be obtained from vegetable sources if extreme care is taken. However, the availability of some of them to the body is often adversely affected by the special characteristics of a strictly vegetarian diet (18). Nutrients so affected in...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Vegetarianism And Militancy
Replies: 2
Views: 5590

Vegetarianism And Militancy

Have you noticed the increasing numbers of occasions when small groups of very militant people demonstrate against all sorts of things: animal experiments, butchers' shops, new roads, footpaths, nuclear power stations, civil rights, homosexuals' rights or anybody else's rights. The odds are that the...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:19 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: The Meat Vitamin: B-12
Replies: 14
Views: 10874

The Meat Vitamin: B-12

The most important deficiency for the vegan is of vitamin B-12. By definition vitamin B-12 is essential to human life. It is essential for the synthesis of nucleic acids, the maintenance of the myelin sheath (the insulation around nerves which when damaged causes Multiple Sclerosis); indeed its pres...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Previously Rare Diseases
Replies: 0
Views: 4320

Previously Rare Diseases

During The Past Century There Have Been Dramatic Rises In A Number Of Previously Rare Diseases. These include heart disease, cancers, diabetes, peptic ulcers, tooth decay, constipation and obesity. Although dietary fat is blamed for many of them, a half century of research has failed consistently to...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:13 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: The Diet Revolutions (11)
Replies: 0
Views: 4761

The Diet Revolutions (11)

About 9,000 years ago our ancestors started to domesticate wild grasses. From these we get the cereals we know today: wheat, barley, maize, rice. We could not eat them directly as the starch molecule is too large for our digestive process to cope with. It had to be broken down first by cooking. This...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:11 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: 'Homo carnivorus'
Replies: 0
Views: 4773

'Homo carnivorus'

There is no doubt whatsoever that we cannot be a vegetarian species. From at least the time that Homo erectus appeared in the cold Eurasian continent some 500,000 years ago, we must have lived on and adapted to a diet almost exclusively of meat. All this evidence points to our being pure carnivores,...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:10 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Toxicity Of Raw Vegetables
Replies: 4
Views: 7361

Toxicity Of Raw Vegetables

The second investigation (10) concerned the inedibility of many of today's plant foods in the raw state. Beans and other legumes although rich in both carbohydrate and protein, also contain a repellent called protease that must be broken down by cooking, and cooking for a long time, before they can ...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:07 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Which, If Any, Is Our Natural Diet As A Species?
Replies: 11
Views: 8509

Which, If Any, Is Our Natural Diet As A Species?

The first evidence lies in the fossil sites. Where hominid remains are found, so also are animal bones - at times in their thousands. If we were not meat-eaters, why is that? Secondly, although modern hunting tribes do eat plants, they have fire. Without it, there are very few plant foods with suffi...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:04 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: We Are Not A Vegetarian Species
Replies: 30
Views: 22180

We Are Not A Vegetarian Species

Vegetarianism is unnatural. This is not a modern finding. The Bible gives us evidence of this, and clues that vegetarianism was not regarded with favor. In Genesis , Chapter Four, Eve bears Cain and Abel. 'And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.' That 'but' in the middle...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:02 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: The Killing Of Animals For Food Is Not Morally Wrong
Replies: 43
Views: 35970

The Killing Of Animals For Food Is Not Morally Wrong

A question frequently posed by vegetarians is: how can you justify killing an innocent animal for food? This question may seem difficult to answer at first but really it is not. Would it be reasonable to ask a lion to justify his killing of an innocent gazelle? Of course not: it is natural for the l...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:01 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: A Fishy Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 4805

A Fishy Problem

For many lacto-ovo-vegetarians, the killing of animals is a problem. On moral grounds some are tending to change to eating fish - although the logic whereby the killing of fish is considered correct if the killing of land animals is not, escapes me. They are encouraged in this change by the belief t...
by FatalError
Mar 27, 2003 2:00 pm
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Animal Farming Is An Efficient Use Of Land
Replies: 12
Views: 10764

Animal Farming Is An Efficient Use Of Land

The human population of this planet is now approaching six billion and, even if every country on Earth enforced a strict and effective birth-control policy today, it is estimated that the total population will climb to fifteen billion before stabilizing. The Earth's total land area is 179,941,270 sq...

Go to advanced search