You are hereHuman beings do not need to eat meat in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substitues. A vegetarian diet is as healthy as diet containing meat. Argue for or against the opinion above

Human beings do not need to eat meat in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substitues. A vegetarian diet is as healthy as diet containing meat. Argue for or against the opinion above


naresh dubaka's picture

By naresh dubaka - Posted on 28 August 2013

Essay topic: 

Human beings do not need to eat meat in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substitues. A vegetarian diet is as healthy as diet containing meat. Argue for or against the opinion above.

In the modern life, people become increasingly more health conscious. They not only care about delicious food but also balanced and moderate eating. This has contributed to a high occurance of vegetarians. However, I am skeptical an idea that human beings do not need to eat meat in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substances and a vegetarian diet is as healthy as a diet containing meat. To me, this saying is not absoulutely right for some reasons.

In general, the human body needs protein to survive and thrive. Protein not only comes from meat but also from many plant sources such as grains,nuts,seeds,beans,whole grains and soy products. Meat is called complete protein because it contains all the amino acids that the body needs while soy beans are the only plant source of complete protein. Many other good sources of protein from plant are legumes,nuts,seeds and whole grains but they need to be eaten in combination to supply the full range of amino acids. Therefore if there is enough protein provided to satisfy your total daily requirement, you can totally be healthy without meat.

However, meatless products and meatless substances generally cannot provide as much vitamins and minetals as meat products do for instance, if you want your body to be provided sufficient calcium. you have to eat bout 3 kg potatoes per day. This is impossible and vitamin B12 is not formed in significant amount in any plant foods. More important, people do not eat meat have to eat many meals per day to get enough protein because the amount of protein in plant products is less. As a result a vegetarian diet cannot be as healthy as diet containing meat.

In briefly, it doesn't matter what kind of life style you are living. The most important thing you are better to know is that you need to supplement enough calarious that your body needs and get into regular daily exercise.

Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
Tags
More essays by this user:
Looking for speaking partner/tutor/chat? Join the instant conversation now!
    
Something about you
Choose a nickname and enter at least one ID (Skype, MSN, QQ, ICQ or Yahoo) if you want to be listed!
Registered users only
Loading...
(57 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

Nuclear power is considered to be roughly the best energy compared with other energy sources to meet growing energy demand in the world. Do you agree or disagree? anhhv92
Financial education should be a mandatory component of the school program. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? dawnsagar
how do you spend your monday Amritpal
Some people prefer to live in a house, while others feel that there are more prons to living in an apartment. Are there more advantages than disadvantages of living in a house compared with living in an apartment? Bincy
There are many different types of music in the world today.Why do we need music?Is the traditional music of a country more important than the international music that is heard everywhere nowadays? Vusal347
The diagram below show how chocolate is made and how the price of a chocolate bar is divided up among those involved in the process. Summarise the information by choosing and reporting the key features, and make any relevant comparisons. tiads
In many countries it is now illegal to smoke in public places. It is only fair that people who wish to smoke should have to leave the building. Do you agree or disagree? nav preet
Popular events like the football World Cup and other international sporting occasions are essential ineasing international tensions and releasing patriotic emotions in a safe way.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? jackykeizen@gma...
After leaving school or university, young people should choose a job or career that they love, rather than one that pays the best salary. To what extent do you agree with this statement? ieltstaker1410
Electricity demand in England during winter and summer agungwi

Term
Write complaint letter to the airline manager regarding the behavior of one of staff members on your flight. In your letter- Give full details of your flight.- Say what the problem with the staff member was.- What would you like the manager to do regardin marzieh IELTS
Keeping Animals in Captivity is cruel. There is no Reason for Zoos to Exist in the 21st Century. How far you Agree or Disagree with This Opinion ? WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
What is the role of advertisement in the modern world? dhruv546 IELTS Writing Task II
GENERAL TRAINING WRITING TASK 1You are working for a company. You need to take some time off work and want to ask your manager about this.Write a letter to your manager. In your letter-Explain why you want to take time off work-Give details of the amount sliwer IELTS
Some people believe that corporal punishment will spoil the children. While others believe that, it is the best method of teaching discipline to children. Discuss both sides and give your opinion. Tessy James sticky icon IELTS
Topic: Happiness is considered very important in life? Why is it difficult to define? What factors are important in achieving happiness? pateltejas IELTS
The chart below shows the amount of money per week spent on fast foods in Britain.The graph shows trends in consumption of fast foods.Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.Summarize the information by selecting an dhruv546 IELTS Writing Task I
You have been asked to write an article for your school /college magazine about a city which you have visited, explaining why it is different from your home town.You may give the article a title if you wish.Write around 350 words. Farkhad IELTS Writing Task I
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task The table below shows the results of an airline survey in 2011 of economy class male and female travellers of different ages. The numbers show which groups ranked particular in-flight features as the most imp serene123 IELTS

Term
Keeping Animals in Captivity is cruel. There is no Reason for Zoos to Exist in the 21st Century. How far you Agree or Disagree with This Opinion ? WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that cell phones should be for personal use only; Others, however, feel cell phones should be used mostly for work. Discuss both views and give your opinion. lrana32 IELTS Writing Task II
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last week you were on a flight to London. Unfortunately, when you left the plane, you left a bag. You did not remember about the bag until you got to your hotel.Write a letter to the airline. Explain ●what has happened,●describe the bag and its contents a Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. drjowelynt IELTS Writing Task II
It is better for children to grow in countryside than in a big city. Do you agree or disagree. sahaj brar IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that air travel creates a great deal of pollution and consumes a considerable amount of fuel resources. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? Give reasons and examples from yourown personal experience. Suraj IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II

Many people spend a lot of time using communication technology. What are the reasons for this? What is the impact on the relationships with their families and other people? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last week you were on a flight to London. Unfortunately, when you left the plane, you left a bag. You did not remember about the bag until you got to your hotel.Write a letter to the airline. Explain ●what has happened,●describe the bag and its contents a Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
We Live Today In An Electronic Information Age. It Is To Be Connected By Technology yet Many People Seem No Closer To Feeling Happy In Their Live WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
Nowadays families are not as close as used to. what are the reason and give som solutions to reduce this problem. sahaj brar IELTS Writing Task II
When a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is pointless to try and keep them alive. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? byeonhosa IELTS Writing Task II
essayE-rater's picture

They not only care about delicious food but also balanced and moderate eating.
Suggestion: They care about not only delicious food but also balanced and moderate eating.

Protein not only comes from meat but also from many plant sources
Suggestion: Protein comes not only from meat but also from many plant sources

Sentence: However, I am skeptical an idea that human beings do not need to eat meat in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substances and a vegetarian diet is as healthy as a diet containing meat.
Description: An adjective is not usually followed by an article
Suggestion: Refer to skeptical and an

Sentence: This has contributed to a high occurance of vegetarians.
Error: occurance Suggestion: No alternate word

Sentence: To me, this saying is not absoulutely right for some reasons.
Error: absoulutely Suggestion: absolutely

flaws:
not only ... but also ... is not used properly; and don't use it a lot of times in one essay

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 7.0 out of 9
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 3 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 2 2
No. of Sentences: 16 15
No. of Words: 341 350
No. of Characters: 1585 1500
No. of Different Words: 173 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.297 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.648 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.363 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 105 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 77 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 47 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 25 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 21.312 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 10.936 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.625 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.318 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.523 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.106 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5