In recent years, it has become increasingly common to believe that a vegetarian diet is a much healthier way of eating, and that consuming excessive amounts of meat (especially red meat) is extremely harmful to the heart, blood vessels and overall health. In our review, facts about vegetarianism, which will allow you to understand if this is really the case.
- Ancient Indian and Greek philosophy
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Vegetarianism is based on ancient Indian and Greek philosophies. In India, vegetarianism has its origins in the philosophy of ahimsa, or non-violence, towards animals and other living things. For the Greeks, vegetarianism was a ritual practiced for medicinal purposes.
- Pythagorean diet
One of the earliest and most famous vegetarians was the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, who lived in the sixth century BC. The term “Pythagorean diet” was widely used for a plant-based diet until the nineteenth century, when the term “vegetarianism” …read more >