As a dietary choice vegetarianism has been around for years. I actually became veggie in the mid 1980’s. At that time vegetarians weren’t that common. It would have been considered a strange and unusual practice to adopt. In fact, vegetarians were probably considered a little bit odd. In those days there was no vegetarian options … Continue reading The Slow, the O-So Slow Rise of Vegetarianism
Healthy Eating – How do you Measure the Goodness?
We may well be familiar with the expression that you can’t compare apples with oranges, but can you compare bananas with bananas? Certainly apples are very different from oranges, making any comparison difficult. But bananas are - seemingly - very similar to one another, so can you compare them in terms of their health benefits, … Continue reading Healthy Eating – How do you Measure the Goodness?
Vegan Appeal…It’s Not for the Animals
Having been a vegetarian for over thirty-five years I have often been challenged as to why I don’t go all the way and become a vegan. For many of those years I justified the half-way house as mainly a matter of practicality. It was too difficult to be a vegan. Years ago, restaurants didn’t cater … Continue reading Vegan Appeal…It’s Not for the Animals
Vegetarian Dilemmas – Where do Vegetarians Draw the Line?
If you are or are thinking of becoming a vegetarian it may not be as clear-cut a decision as you might think. There may well be more to it than you realise. There are vegetarian grey areas that you will have to think about. It’s a case of where do you draw the line? How … Continue reading Vegetarian Dilemmas – Where do Vegetarians Draw the Line?