Thursday, November 20, 2008

Are We Meant To Be Vegetarians?

I love to share this list with friend's, family and fellow bloggers when they ask that question....."Can we be healthy and live as vegetarians"?


Meat-eaters: have claws
Herbivores: no claws
Humans: no claws

Meat-eaters: have no skin pores and perspire through the tongue
Herbivores: perspire through skin pores
Humans: perspire through skin pores

Meat-eaters: have sharp front teeth for tearing, with no flat molar teeth for grinding
Herbivores: no sharp front teeth, but flat rear molars for grinding
Humans: no sharp front teeth, but flat rear molars for grinding

Meat-eaters: have intestinal tract that is only 3 times their body length so that rapidly decaying meat can pass through quickly
Herbivores: have intestinal tract 10-12 times their body length.
Humans: have intestinal tract 10-12 times their body length.

Meat-eaters: have strong hydrochloric acid in stomach to digest meat
Herbivores: have stomach acid that is 20 times weaker than that of a meat-eater
Humans: have stomach acid that is 20 times weaker than that of a meat-eater

Meat-eaters: salivary glands in mouth not needed to pre-digest grains and fruits.
Herbivores: well-developed salivary glands which are necessary to pre-digest grains and fruits
Humans: well-developed salivary glands, which are necessary to pre-digest, grains and fruits

Meat-eaters: have acid saliva with no enzyme ptyalin to pre-digest grains
Herbivores: have alkaline saliva with ptyalin to pre-digest grains
Humans: have alkaline saliva with ptyalin to pre-digest grains

5 comments:

Fahui_ blog said...

Hi..uncle Ray,I'm agree with you...
Go Vegetarian....!

Me-Me King said...

Hey Ray - Wow, that's staggering! I'm going to read this again tomorrow and the next day and the next.

BTW, love your graphic.

Diet Menu said...

i like your blog it is too goood ...

Pain Management said...

Nice blog with good information shared with all of us :). Keep on posting...

Roz said...

Great site Ray
I just finished a Daniel Fast and added a few more days to make it 30Vegetarian is feeling pretty fine. "Are we meant To Be Vegetarian" is adding to my thinking that sticking with vegetarian is a good idea.
Thanks brother.
Take Care ... Roz