becoming mother nature
- March 08, 2022
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We are creatures of habit, of course. We spend most of our lives in our homes, surrounded by our pets, plants, and other people from all walks of life. We are most likely to be with the people we know, and we certainly spend a lot of time with people we don’t know. It is these people who become our closest friends.
I can definitely get behind this. We spend a lot of time on this earth, and if we could only focus our time back on ourselves (and our pets, plants, and other people from all walks of life), we would be so much happier.
As a human being, there are a number of things that I would like to do to become a better friend, but I don’t know that I would be able to do all of them. I am not an animal person. I am not a vegetarian, and I have never liked meat. I am a vegetarian because I have a strong ethical argument for it. I also am a big fan of nature.
I think that being a vegetarian is very healthy. Vegetarians do many things that their non-vegetarian friends do not. They are more likely to exercise, to eat fresh, to eat healthy, to eat a lot of protein, and to live a long and happy life. And they are much more likely to not get fat, to live longer, and to be happier.
We are already seeing vegetarians on our TV screens, and I can’t help but to think that a lot of these people are being vegetarians because they just don’t have enough time to eat meat. As it turns out, we can get the same benefits from becoming a vegetarian that we get from being a vegan. In an experiment performed by the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, vegetarians who were not vegan found that they could eat more vegetables and fewer animal products than their meat-eating peers.
Vegans get a lot of grief from people who think that vegetarians are somehow “meat-eaters,” but the thing is that the vegan diet is not that different from the meat-eating diet. Our bodies are basically just different organs that can be turned on and off, and our digestive systems are essentially the same as meat-eating ones.
The fact is that there are only a few foods we can’t digest. If you eat just animal products, the food will be “digested” (which is to say, digested by the body to get the nutrients we need) but not absorbed. That’s why you can only eat about one third of the calories you need to maintain your weight.
The problem is that we eat these animal products every day, so by the time we digest them the food has already been digested and absorbed. If we eat these foods every day, with the same amount of calories, we will not gain weight on a regular basis. We need to have a way to eat them each day and we need to be eating them in smaller amounts.
What we need to do is become more like Mother Nature. We need to stop eating animal products, which will help us digest the foods we need. We should eat smaller amounts of everything. When we eat too many animal products, the body can’t properly digest them and we gain weight. When we are eating too little animal products, the body stops digesting the foods we need, and we gain weight.
If you want to help our planet, you need to start eating as much as human beings. We’re talking about a few pounds here. A few more pounds will help us feel full for longer because we will be eating less animal based foods.