Obesity : An Unhealthy Diet

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In America, one in every three adults has high cholesterol. More than one third of adults suffer from obesity. These are two main key factors of an unhealthy diet. An unhealthy diet consists mainly of meats and dairy products that are contributors to poor health. The Nursing Catalog states, “Eliminating any food that comes from an animal will eliminate all dietary cholesterol from your diet.” The healthiest diet would be a vegan one. It serves more positive effects to the human body, and restores all natural balances.
People tend to argue the issue that humans are omnivores and need to eat meat, but Cardiologist William C. Roberts states without hesitation, “Humans aren’t physiologically designed to eat meat.” It is clearly shown in
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By avoiding all animal by-products and meat it can be fairly agreed upon that people who stick to a vegan diet have a healthier life. A popular debate people tend to argue is, “How else can we receive protein?” Although it is true, meat contains a hefty amount of protein, there are other sources to receive protein without having the same side effects meats have. Tofu is an excellent source of protein, along with beans, nuts, seeds, and many other foods that can be located at local grocery stores. All these foods are also 10x’s healthier than meat itself. The Nursing School Catalog states, “… protein is good for your body, no surprise. It may be a surprise to learn that most Americans eat too much protein and in forms such as red meat that are not healthy ways of getting protein. Beans, nuts, peas, lentils, and soy products are all great ways to get the right amount of protein in a vegan diet.” From personal reference, I can conclude with the fact that by subtracting meat from my life, I feel a lot better than I did before than when I was eating meat. I realize now that when I have given into temptation and eaten meat, my body feels sick afterwards, and I feel very sluggish. By sticking to a diet of just vegetables and grains, I always feel satisfied after eating, but never over-stuffed. Carnosine is a nutrient found in animal products that prevents aging, and is protective in fighting
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