Vegetarian and Vegan Articles. Includes useful information for vegetarians and those wanting to become vegetarian.

The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.

—Charles Darwin, English naturalist (1809–1882)

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.

—James A. Froude, English historian (1818–1894)

If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life.

—Howard Lyman, author of Mad Cowboy

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.

—Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (1828–1910)

Omnivores are more prone to obesity than vegetarians

četvrtak, 11. ožujka 2010.

According to a Swedish study in which participated over 50,000 women, people on vegetarian diets have lower risk of obesity than people who eat meat (omnivores).

The research results indicate that the replacement of meat and meat products, vegetables, or vegetable option, may help in maintaining body weight. Specifically, women who are vegetarians are 2 / 3 less likely to be obese than women who eat meat.

He also noted that the group of women who eat meat, 40% were obese, while among the vegetarian was "only" 25% fat.

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