Now that I’ve been eating vegan for about 3 weeks, I’m wondering why people are vegetarian and not vegan.
I read a lot about why people choose to be vegan and why they don’t eat any animal products. I know dairy is something that is included in a vegetarians diet and I wonder why. After all the research I’ve done these past few weeks, I honestly feel it’s worse eating dairy than it is eating meat. I don’t think I will ever go back to eating dairy.
As we grow, we all become lactose intolerant to some degree. Usually not until we get into our teens. So I’m going to make the assumption that maybe we’re not supposed to eat dairy as we get older.
Calves drink their mothers milk until a certain age…not for a lifetime. Same goes for all other mammals, except humans. Why are we different then our fellow mammals? Wouldn’t people totally freak out if they saw a 25 year old man drinking milk from a woman’s breast? Yea…I’m pretty sure they would be appalled. I think we need to evolve from dairy in a big way. There are plenty of other options.
I guess I just think if you’re going to be vegetarian why not just go all the way and give up all animal products?
And on that note…am I ever going to be able to eat eggs from my hens again? I haven’t been interested in them at all. I wouldn’t feel terrible eating them knowing that they come from my pets and I’m not doing anything to them to make them produce eggs. I guess it’s just the principle of going vegan somewhere in my subconscious.