VeggieBoards banner

1 - 20 of 94 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,984 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
<a href="http://chetday.com/vegandietdangers.htm" target="_blank">Dangers of Veganism!!!</a><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Apparently veganism can cause the following:<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block"><br>
* inadequate milk production for nursing mothers, as well as retarded physical and mental development in some children who are strictly on a vegan or raw food diet;<br><br><br><br>
* slow metabolism leading to a much less robust lifestyle;<br><br><br><br>
* a general lack of vitality;<br><br><br><br>
* low body temperature (always cold);<br><br><br><br>
* a weak, touchy digestive system with a loss of digestive strength (unable to metabolize food quickly, have to be careful what you eat, how much, must practice food combining to be able to digest food, etc.);<br><br><br><br>
* food cravings (especially among women);<br><br><br><br>
* stalled weight loss because metabolism is too low (predominately in women);<br><br><br><br>
* inability to gain weight, resulting in shrunken, cadaverous-looking bodies (predominately in men);<br><br><br><br>
* weight gains from overeating on carbohydrates;<br><br><br><br>
* amenorrhea (menstrual cycles cease), even in young women;<br><br><br><br>
* loss of libido;<br><br><br><br>
* hair loss and nail problems;<br><br><br><br>
* dental cavities, tooth loss, and gum problems;<br><br><br><br>
* joint pain;<br><br><br><br>
* inability to conceive<br></div>
</div>
<br><br><br><br><br>
ZOMZ! Someone get me some steak STAT!!!
 

·
Banned
Joined
·
2,081 Posts
They said retarded. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/lipsrsealed2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":sealed:"><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/laugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lol:"> "Food cravings" Lord help us.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/laugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lol:"> shrunken, cadaverous looking bodies.<br><br>
THEN they say weight gain.<br><br>
So...indecisive...help...me...fat. skinny.<br><br>
Bet the indecisiveness is from lack of protein. *gasp*<br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/laugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lol:"> That reminds me of the commercial for Meijer (I think it was) where the kid keeps changing his "costume" and going to the same house. The lady's like "What are you supposed to be?"<br><br>
"The amazing fat skinny kid. LOOK! Fat. Skinny. Fat. Skinny." as he sucks in and sticks out his stomach repeatedly.<br><br><br><br>
That cracks me up so much I have to imitate it. That's what I was today.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,186 Posts
I cannot possibly see how dairy could be neccesary for people's health given how no other animal drinks another species' milk.<br><br>
Plus with all of the people who cannot phsyically have dairy it couldn't possibly be needed biologically.<br><br><br><br>
As for the other stuff, do they mention what it is in meat and eggs is needed?.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
7,577 Posts
A vegan diet is not necessarily an instant path to healthy living. You have to be on the ball when it comes to your diet if you're going to be following it long term. If you don't have some nutritional knowlege and some decent cooking skills and a yearly blood test, there's every chance your health is going to suffer to some degree.<br><br><br><br>
I've had friends who think that they can survive on lentil curries day after day and when they get cold just put on another layer of clothing. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rolleyes:"> They haven't realised that they are cold because their red blood cells have shrunk through lack of nutrition.
 

·
Banned
Joined
·
2,081 Posts
Eclipse: It's mostly misinformation.<br><br>
Pixelle: I agree. A steady diet of lentil curries could be healthier than other vegan diets, though. If that's the worst they do, I'd say they're not doing too badly. A diet of tings and double stuf oreos would be vegan (lol. I typed "fegan" at first) and not even remotely healthy.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,984 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Pixelle</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
a yearly blood test</div>
</div>
<br><br><br>
huh?<br><br>
why?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,984 Posts
Discussion Starter · #7 ·
Oh yeah, apparently: you no longer can conceive, but it doesn't matter, because you have no libido to even try.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
7,577 Posts
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>troub</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
huh?<br><br>
why?</div>
</div>
<br><br><br>
Because you can't gauge what is going on in your body without one, you can only guess. When it comes to the B12 issue especially you shouldn't be guessing, you should be sure.
 

·
Banned
Joined
·
5,772 Posts
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Eclipse</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I cannot possibly see how dairy could be neccesary for people's health given how no other animal drinks another species' milk.<br></div>
</div>
<br><br><br>
I've seen cats drink cows milk.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,348 Posts
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">inability to conceive</div>
</div>
<br><br><br>
Yessss! :fistpump:
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,348 Posts
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Pixelle</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
If you don't have some nutritional knowlege and some decent cooking skills and a yearly blood test, there's every chance your health is going to suffer to some degree.</div>
</div>
<br><br><br>
Isn't that true of <i>anyone</i>, thoughvegan, omni, or somewhere in between?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,348 Posts
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>remilard</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I've seen cats drink cows milk.</div>
</div>
<br><br><br>
Straight from the cow?<br><br><br><br>
Or did they buy it from the store and pour it in a saucer themselves?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
800 Posts
loss of libido? yeah right, I needs my milk to get in da mood <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/inquisitive.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":stinkeye:"> inability to conceive? I know thats a crock and I got the baby to prove it.<br><br>
this person is obviously a genious.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
800 Posts
from the site<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">I think it's important for most people, especially individuals like me who zealously followed strict vegan diets for several years, to eat some "clean" and minimally processed animal foods as their body needs point out to them.</div>
</div>
<br>
wth is clean animal products?
 

·
Vegan Police Officer
Joined
·
5,211 Posts
Veganism can cause some people to become TERRORISTS!!!!!11111<br><br><br><br>
It should be outlawed. Any person who is found out to be a vegan, gets 100 years in Guantanamo Bay.
 
1 - 20 of 94 Posts
Top