Vegetarianism

Marisol Castro

What is Vegetarianism?

Vegetarianism is the practice of eating a diet consisting mainly or entirely of food that comes from plant sources such as grains, nuts, fruits, and vegetables.
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3 Interesting Facts about Vegetarianism

Greenhouse Gases

Livestock management produces more greenhouse gases than all the cars in the world combined
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Obesity Rate Lowers

The obesity rate in vegetarians ranges from 0-6%
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Heart Disease

The risk of heart diseases lowered by 14% in vegetarians
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My Opinion

I'm very happy to be a vegetarian, and I don't think I'll ever go back to eating meat.
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Works Cited

“Top 10 Reasons for Going Veggie.” Down to Earth. Down to Earth Organic and Natural; 2015. Web. 26 January 2015. <https://www.downtoearth.org/go-veggie/top-10-reasons>


Mangels, Reed. “Vegetarian diets and Blood Pressure.” Vegetarian Journal July-Sept. 2014: 12. Student Resources in Context. Web. 26 January 2015.


http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/vegetarianism