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Vegetarianism Ashraf

  1. 1. What Are the Effects of Vegetarianism and how do you maintain a healthy diet while being Vegetarian? Maliha Ashraf Block C 11/14/10
  2. 2. Introduction  Quote: “Many experts say vegetarianism is safe and healthy for teens. They say cutting out meat reduces the risk of several diseases and lowers the likelihood of becoming overweight.”
  3. 3. Introduction  Statistics:  1994-1% of Americans are true vegetarians  2009-3% of Americans are true vegetarians
  4. 4. What Kinds of Foods Can Vegetarians Eat to stay healthy?  Vegetables  Fruit  Tofu  Fiber  Breakfast cereals  Pumpkin seeds  Broccoli
  5. 5. What Kinds of Foods Can Vegetarians Eat to stay healthy?  Blackstrap molasses  Legumes  Soy milk and regular milk  Yogurt  Dried figs  Eggs  Nuts
  6. 6. What Kinds of Foods Can Vegetarians Eat to stay healthy?  Peanut butter  Beans  Grains
  7. 7. What Are the Advantages of Being Vegetarian?  Less health issues and diseases  Animals won’t be killed for food  Helps the environment  Lower levels of cholesterol  Lower blood pressure
  8. 8. What are the disadvantages of Being Vegetarian?  Vegetarians lack certain nutrients  Vegetarians diets lack certain food groups  Can be hard to eat out  Athletes may be at risk for low energy  Plant proteins are not digested as well as animal proteins
  9. 9. What are the disadvantages of Being Vegetarian?  Deal with convincing family  Deal with other people’s opinions
  10. 10. How Does Being Vegetarian Keep You Healthy?  Lowers risk of health issues and diseases  Consume less artery-clogging fat and cholesterol  Get more of certain antioxidants and vitamins
  11. 11. What Are the Effects of Being Vegetarian At a Young Age?  Deal with family and friends  Plan diets carefully  Girls need to make sure they get calcium and iron  Vegetarian diets tend to be high in fiber and low in fat and calories
  12. 12. What Are the Effects of Being Vegetarian At a Young Age?  Strange lunches make kids feel left out or unhappy  Young Vegetarians may be slimmer than peers  Lowers risk of certain diseases  Young Vegetarians may be at risk for certain health problems  Kids may fill up on Junk Food
  13. 13. Dietitians and Nutritionists  Salary: -lowest-$31,460 -middle-$41,060- $61,790 -highest- $$73,410  Employment- expected to increase by 9% during 2008-2018  Advancement-may advance to management positions of a dietetic apartment
  14. 14. Dietitians and Nutritionists  Related Careers: - health educators -dietetic technicians -food service managers
  15. 15. High School Career academies  River Hill High School  Career Research and Development  I’m not exactly sure what I want to be in life
  16. 16. University of Maryland-College Park  Located in the suburbs  Tuition-$8,416  Bachelors Degree  26,000 undergraduates  47% women  53% men
  17. 17. Community Service  I would like to help at a soup kitchen  I would do it because It would be good to give homeless people food
  18. 18. Prior Job Experience  Babysitting  Work at Giant  Store Clerk at Macys  Honor Roll
  19. 19. Citing  www.alliancekolkata.co.in  living-vegetarian.com  www.worldcommunitycookbook.org  www.dairyaustralia.com.au  www.biokineticspt.com  www.umd.edu

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