Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet?

Why do some people choose to become vegetarian? Is it for health reasons, ecological reasons, spiritual and philosophical beliefs or? Find some really good online links to these answers.

4 Reasons to go Vegetarian – http://www.viva.org.uk/goingveggie/index.html
Reasons include nutrition, helping to ease world hunger, and stopping animal cruelty.

49 Good Reasons For Being A Vegetarian – http://www.britishmeat.com/49.htm
Compelling reasons for kicking the meat habit.

Tax Meat.com: The Health Consequences of Eating Meat –
http://www.taxmeat.com/health.html
Consequences of eating meat along with the benefits of not eating meat.

101 Reasons Why I’m a Vegetarian – http://www.vivavegie.org/vv101/
From the VivaVegie Society.

Celestial Healing – Health Tips – http://www.celestialhealing.net/healthintro.htm
Provides information on leading mental and physical life through vegetarianism.

Reasons to Go Vegetarian – http://thecookshouse.tripod.com/reasons.html
Longer life expectancy, reducing pollution, striking at the causes of famine, purging the body of toxins, and saving money.

LeeHaoz Hong – Vegetarianism – http://www.geocities.com/leehaozhong/
Provides FAQ for vegetarianism, its advantages and animal ill-treatment. Includes poems against meat eating people.

Beyond Vegetarianism – http://www.beyondveg.com/
Reports from veterans of vegetarian and raw-food diets, veganism, fruitarianism, and instinctive eating, plus new science from paleolithic diet research and clinical nutrition.

Vegan Peace – http://www.veganpeace.com
Information about veganism and related issues.

An Argument for Vegetarianism – http://www.utilitarian.org/animals/veggie.html
A slightly unusual utilitarian argument for vegetarianism.

The Taste of Depravity – http://www.hedweb.com/hedethic/hedon1.htm#taste
From ‘The Hedonistic Imperative,’ by David Pearce.

Beyond vegetarianism, by Anders Sandberg – http://www.aleph.se/Trans/Cultural/Philosophy/vegetarian.html
Taking vegetarianism to its logical conclusion, from a transhumanist point of view…

Punkerslut – Essential of Vegetarianism – http://www.punkerslut.com/articles/essentialofvegetarianism.html
An essay which examines the importance of living a vegetarian lifestyle, based on the philosophical arguments that defend the rights of animals.

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