A vegetarian diet has been
advocated by everyone from philosophers and political leaders all the way
to modern pop stars. Science and studies have also proven that there are
remarkable health benefits associated with a vegetarian diet.
Some people are still doubtful that
vegetarian diet is able to provide all the essential nutrients. However,
the fact is that it is very easy to have a well-balanced diet with
vegetarian foods. Vegetarian foods provide plenty of protein and careful
combination of foods is not necessary. Any normal variety of plant
foods will provide more than enough protein for the body's need. Although
there is somewhat less protein in a vegetarian diet than a non-vegetarian
diet, this is actually an advantage. Excess protein has been linked to
kidney stones, osteoporosis and possibly heat diseases.
A diet that are focused on beans,
whole grains and vegetables contains adequate amounts of protein without