Huh, this is ‘bit’ of a surprise…

Quickie run through the emails and news elicited this one…

Vegetarians may have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.

Looks like once again ‘facts’ are overcoming emotion and I’m betting there are some lefties that are NOT happy with this…

Full article from CBS Atlanta HERE.

Of course I can already ‘see’ the response… It wasn’t done HERE, so it doesn’t count…

Sigh… Back to watching seaweed grow…


Huh, this is ‘bit’ of a surprise… — 13 Comments

  1. Ancient Egyptians were vegetarians who worshiped animal gods.

    Hebrews were not.

    Nuff said.

    • Ancient Egyptians conquered their world as did the Romans, who were also predominantly vegetarians. Hebrews were continually conquered and scattered…

  2. There is something to eating a balanced diet that includes all of the food groups. As to the BMI issue, I think that the modern world in which we live tends to make things too easy and we live without engaging in sufficient exercise. I’m obviously guilty of this.

  3. Evolution as left us as omnivores. Circumstances give us choices. Many people in the world have no choice; that is all they have.

    Watching seaweed grow? Any chance of sport fishing?

  4. I used to work with a vegan supremacist who took great pleasure in chastising us for eating slaughtered animals. It was enough to make me roll my carnivorous eyes.

  5. Humans have been omnivores for most of recorded history, but if some choose to eat bunny food … well, it’s a choice. If it’s hurting them, they can’t point to the rest of us.

    Doesn’t mean they won’t, though.

  6. There is always pork, the other white meat. Isn’t bacon a food group?