We all are well aware of positive benefits of being a vegetarian, and it is highly advisable by every dietician and our family doctors that more we eat fresh vegetable and fruits, it’s always helps to stay healthy and fit. Given below are some the positive benefits of being a vegetarian:
• Eating fresh vegetables, fruits and keeping your diet vegetarian makes you healthy and boost you with more energy.
• Being a vegetarian and eating lot of fresh vegetables makes sure that you are not being overweight
• It makes your skin healthier, clean and glowing.
• Makes your diet high fiber oriented.
• It makes your body fit from inside and keeps you health and prevent you from certain disease like Cancers and any other disorder.
Even though we are talking about disadvantages of being vegetarian, but still above positive benefits of being a vegetarian describes that the list goes on and on. So the question rises that if there are so many benefits to list on, still how can it be a disadvantage of having a vegetarian diet? Well there are still some certain disadvantages of being a vegetarian, so let’s find out how:
Negatives & Disadvantages of Being a Vegetarian -
Less availability & Lack of food choices – The major problem occurs when you start sticking with your vegetarian diets is that the lack of vegetable’s availability is too much. You will notice that some of your favorite restaurants and local food & vegetable stores doesn’t offer great variety and wide selection of vegetables, veg. Food items etc. On the other side, if you are a vegetarian, than you can not everybody to become vegetarian, and in result of that sometimes in a party where you find so many non-vegetarians around, you feel uncomfortable or probably find nothing to eat as well.
Decreasing amount of proteins – Meats, Poultry Products, Sea foods, egg etc are pretty rich source of proteins. Meat provides us great amount of proteins which is highly required for our body to stay fit, repair muscles, growth and maintenance of organs, & cells of our body. Proteins are required for our body to provide us energy to stay active and prevent us against several body infections. Even though there good source of proteins comes under vegetarian category, but still Meats are the best source of proteins.
Less creatinine for body – Creatinine is highly essential for human body, and especially for those who regularly work out and likes to have muscle. Creatinine usually comes from meat and poultry products and helps our body to build Mass muscle.
Decreased vitamins and minerals – Those who strictly follow vegetarian diets, they suffer a lot from vitamin and mineral deficiency, and the only reason is they do not get enough amounts of required vitamins, which they can easily get from meat and sea foods.
Well the outcome of this whole scenario that if you are vegetarian for any reason, the above disadvantages of being a vegetarian can make you to give it a second thought. It’s always advisable that everyone should add balanced vegetarian and non vegetarian food items to get proper benefits and nutrients to stay healthy and fit.