My favorite quote from the linked article. Be a vegetarian! It's safe and natural! Hope you don't keel over from lack of stuff only available in animal matter!Those switching to a vegetarian diet should ensure that they get enough protein, calcium, B12, and zinc by carefully planning meals, says Sylvia Escott-Stump, president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). “These nutrients are especially important in aging to support wound-healing and to keep a healthy immune system,”
I'm done with articles that scream about colon risk because omnivores have longer intestines than carnivores but never point out how much longer still an herbivore's intestines are (and have to be) . . . but eating a diet of meat and vegetables is not ideal (or even safe) for the omnivore and his medium sized intestines-that were made for exactly that?
We need a new kind of facepalm.