Should People Stop Eating Meat?

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NAME: DEVARSH MODI EAC 150 Should people stop eating meat? Compare and contrast the vegetarian vs. non vegetarian choice. “Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on earth as much as the evaluation to vegetarian diet. - Albert Einstein.” Nowadays, the various problems associated with meat consumption has raised concern among researchers and lead to a rise of a controversial question that should people stop eating meat? Here, I’m talking about three major points like health problems, living life and environment problems for human’s life. First and foremost reason to stop people from eating meat is related to the health problems associated with eating meat. There are numbers of health issues that have become a reason of serious concern with consumption of meat. According to the FDA poultry is the numbers one source of food-borne illness. Although pesticides and antibiotics are heavily used to keep poultry chickens protected from diseases. Moreover, recent studies have shown that excess of protein intake in a person’s diet leads to the loss of bone calcium as meat eaters generally get for more protein then they actually need or can use. So, in order to live a healthy and long life span one should switch from non-vegetarian to vegetarian or vegan diet. On the other hand, most vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories. Vegetables are important sources of many nutrition including potassium, dietary fibre, folic acid. Vitamin A keeps eyes and skin healthy and helps to protect against infections. Vitamin C helps heal cuts and wounds and keeps teeth and gums healthy. Secondly, most of the people believe that birds and animals are made so that humans can eat them, which is entirely inappropriate. There are few religions groups who believe that all creatures are placed on earth by god’s hand. But killing them for own

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