The Health Benefits and Potential Dangers of Vegetarianism
by Tony Isaacs
author of Cancer's Natural Enemy
Author’s note: In this opening installment of a four-part series on the benefits and potential dangers of vegetarianism, we will examine “An Introduction to Vegetarianism” and “The Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet”. Subsequent installments will cover “Potential Dangers of Vegetarian Diets”, “The Role of Meat in the Early Development of Humans”, “The Benefits of Consuming Meat and Dairy Products”, “The Wishful Science and Myths about Vegetarianism/Veganism”, and “Common Traits of the World's Longest-Lived and Healthiest Peoples”
(The Best Years in Life) There is ample evidence that people who eat plenty of vegetables and fruits and little or no meat have several health advantages. However, the unpleasant truth for some vegetarians and vegans is that excluding meat and dairy can have dangerous health consequences unless people plan their diets carefully and supplement carefully. Such consequences include the possibility of long-term health issues as well as unhealthy changes in DNA which can be passed down to future generations. Read More.