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The theory or practice of living upon vegetables and fruits.

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Re: Vegetarianism and growth

... your growing years, good nutrition is vital. Yes, poor nutrition can stunt growth. While genes are important, so is food. There are many kinds of vegetarianism. If you continue to eat animal protein in the form of fish, dairy products, eggs etc., you should have no real problem. If you go all ...

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by skeptic
Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vegetarianism and growth
Replies: 2
Views: 1763

Vegetarianism and growth

Hi, I'm 15 years old and approximately 167cm tall (5.56'). My puberty started fairly late, when I was almost 14 so I believe I will still grow quite a lot. I'm thinking about becoming a vegeterian, but I'm wondering how it will effect my growth. Do vegeterians generally grow as tall as non-vegeteria...

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by joona
Thu Jan 06, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vegetarianism and growth
Replies: 2
Views: 1763


... how this is any worse than some of the hunting techniques that some predators use to kill their prey. I have actually been thinking about adopting vegetarianism lately, for a lot of different reasons. I am not quite sure if I will or even to what extent I would want to be a vegetarian (Would I ...

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by alextemplet
Sat Jan 05, 2008 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
Replies: 54
Views: 44813

Re: Best diet???

... is perfectly acceptable, thinking in the self-control regime that de buddhist (especially hinayanic) reflect. In a concrete field, we must talk as vegetarianism as an dinamic regime of diet, and not as an "static state" of non eating meat. A mean, going to Mc Donalds and extrac the meat ...

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by GegnianMD
Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Best diet???
Replies: 9
Views: 6456

Veganism and protein

Thanks for the insight. I just started biology and looked up "vegetarianism" in the text book. It says there are 20 amino acids and the body can't produce 8 of these. It states that vegetarians should combine 2 or more plant products to achieve ...

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by evointrigued
Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Veganism and protein
Replies: 8
Views: 4781

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