If you’re a vegetarian and your friends are curious about vegetarianism, or if you’re interested in learning more about a meat-free diet, here are some fascinating facts to impress your pals.
Vegetarianism originated in India, where more than 70% of the population abstained from meat. India has more vegetarians than any other country on the planet.
Since 2012, Los Angeles has observed a meat-free Monday. At the time, the council unanimously resolved to designate the first day of the week as a vegetarian day to promote the variety of foods available and meat-free living as a healthy lifestyle choice.
Quorn is the most popular meat-free product in the United Kingdom. It is a high-protein, low-fat product derived from a mycoprotein. It is then dried and transformed into various nutritious items, including curries, nuggets, mince, pies, and pasties. For Sundays and Christmas, there is even a ‘Turkey Roast.’
Men who abstain from meat have been found to produce a hormone that makes them more attractive to women. Brad Pitt, Ozzy Osborne, and Paul McCartney are all famous male vegetarians, so you may decide whether this is true for you.
Vegetarians come in various varieties; ‘Jain’ vegetarians consume dairy but abstain from honey, eggs, and root vegetables, while Buddhist vegetarians abstain from onion, garlic, leeks, and shallots because they believe the smell ‘angers the blood.’
If you enjoy yoga, you may need to abstain from meat to be completely engaged. For Hathi and Bhakti yoga, abstaining from meat is critical. It is believed that meat consumption results in sloth and ignorance, but a vegetarian diet results in an inner sense of spiritual growth.
Numerous studies have demonstrated that being a vegetarian result in a quicker metabolism. The study indicates that a vegetarian’s body burns calories 16 percent faster than a meat eater’s in the first three hours after a meal.
There are various vegetarians, such as fruitarians, who consume solely fruit, seeds, and parts of plants that may be obtained without killing them, and vegans, who abstain from all animal products, including meat. Veganism – or, more precisely, vegetarianism – is frequently a healthier choice. It results in a lower body mass index, a decreased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiac problems, and a lower incidence of colon cancer.