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Cornell Study Finds Some People May Be Genetically Programmed To Be Vegetarians

Discussion in 'Vegetarian Diet Forum' started by Winnie53, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. Winnie53

    Winnie53 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    Well I could not imagine my diet ever containing meat or fish .. and the wife has always been veggie .. and cannot stand even being in the same room as someone eating meat or fish... so we never eat out :(
    So think there must be some genetic thing going on .. as others could just not cope with my way of eating
     
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    I certainly have never had a problem with being veggie/vegan when it comes to lacking nutrients. And I've never been a routine taker of vitamins and supplements as I believe you everything you need is in food if you properly balance your diet.

    I remember me being a vegan mum-to-be back in the 90s causing an enormous fuss with the midwives. I hope things have improved since then!

    I don't know about genetically programmed. I think anyone can successfully switch to a veggie or vegan diet if they research properly. How difficult they find it is often more to do with the reactions of their friends and family than anything else.
     
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