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Title Vegetarianism [electronic resource] / Debra A. Miller, book editor.
Publication Info. Detriot : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 205 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-194) and index.
Contents Is vegetarianism healthy? Chapter overview / SixWise.com ; Plant-based diets provide many health benefits / Winston Craig ; A strict vegetarian diet is unhealthy for most people / Ben Kim ; A vegetarian diet can be hazardous if it's not nutritionally balanced / Victoria Anisman-Reiner ; A vegetarian diet is healthy for teenagers / Center for Young Women's Health ; A vegan diet can cause malnourishment, especially in children / Natasha Mann ; Young vegetarians may be at increased risk of eating disorders / Sylvia Byrd and Daphne Pierce-Smith -- Is vegetarianism morally superior to a meat diet? Vegetarians can claim the moral high ground / Riva Gold ; People have a moral obligation to reject factory-farmed meat / Peter Singer ; Vegetarianism is the right moral choice for many reasons / Brian Solomon ; Vegetarianism is part of many religious traditions, including Christianity / Kamran Pasha ; Killing animals for food is part of the natural order / Rebecca Thistlethwaite ; Farm animals survive by dying / Amy Standen ; It is moral to eat humanely raised meat / Douglas Brown -- Is vegetarianism more environmentally sustainable than a meat diet? The livestock sector is a major source of environmental degradation / Henning Steinfeld ... [et al.] ; A vegetarian diet is more energy efficient than a meat diet / University of Chicago News Office ; Vegetarianism is one of the most effective ways to fight global warming / Ben Adler ; Vegetarianism is needed to reform industrial meat production / James E. McWilliams ; Meat can be part of a sustainable food system / Bill Niman and Nicolette Hahn Niman ; Meat production has nothing to do with global warming / Alan Caruba -- What is the future for vegetarianism? Vegetarianism will increase in years to come / Heather Gorn ; People will increasingly boycott factory-farmed meat and animal products / Nicolette Hahn Niman ; Lab-grown meat will positively impact the planet / Hank Hyena ; Lab-grown meat will not be widespread in the near future / Brendan I. Koerner ; Meat-eaters should be taxed to reduce meat consumption / Peter Singer ; Sustainable meat production and reduced consumption can feed the world / Collin Dunn.
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Subject Vegetarianism -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Miller, Debra A.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737749250 (hc)
0737749253 (hc)
9780737749267 (pbk.)
0737749261 (pbk.)
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