(Gen 1:29) God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food."
Sometimes some people get angry and defensive if someone says they are vegetarian, vegan or a raw foodist. Why? Is it ignorance, fear, ego ? The fact is that a person that eats meat most likely eats vegetarian, vegan and may even eat raw foods at times.
A vegetarian may also eat vegan and raw foods at times. A vegan may also sometimes eat raw foods. A raw foodist may occasionally eat cooked vegan foods.
So why all the hate?
Did you know that just about everyone was born a Vegetarian?
(babies do not eat solid foods or meats for about the first 4-6 months)
When changing to a vegetarian/ vegan diet you must be make sure you get the following nutrients in sufficient amounts.
Protein: (amino acids from various sources, there are 8-10 Amino acids the body can not produce)
Calcium : (Click here to learn the facts)
Vitamin B12: (foods fortified with cynocobalamin or methylcobalamin), supplements,
Nutritional Yeast click to get more info
Research nutrients in foods
It may be good to also add DHA and Omega 3,6,9 Essential fatty acids to your diet.
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