The Vegetarian


Vegetarianism from a child's point of view -

This video has already done the rounds... but I never get tired of watching it :-)

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Eat more vegetables and live longer - the latest research...

Posted by Thambili on Saturday, October 19, 2013, In : Health 

A report in has brought my attention to a recent study  published in the American Journal of Epidemiology by a European research group - the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). We all knew intuitively that eating fruit and veg was good for us!... but now some compelling scientific evidence!

This particular paper finds that 3 out of 100 deaths could be prevented if everyone ate an extra 200grams of vegetables. This is mainly because of a reduct...

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Why Vegetarian?

Posted by Thambili on Friday, December 30, 2011, In : Philosophy 
I have been a lacto-ovo vegetarian for approximately half my life now... and I very rarely miss eating meat! In fact the only dishes I really miss, tend to be those that are attached to memories... so I often wonder if it is really the meat or the memory which I miss.

The main reason that I am vegetarian, is because I feel that we should not intentionally kill or harm other beings - humans or animals! I keep this in mind when I choose the foods that I purchase, and eat. I feel we should try to...
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Posted by Thambili on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, In : Health 
Of course being healthy is not all about food!

I have started exercising again... that is... exercising on purpose to try and improve my fitness.

I've been following exercises from this website:   --i've started with exercises from 2009.
Following this for 2 weeks now, and exercising every second day... that means about 20 minutes of exercise every second day. I'm already feeling fitter. I tried sprinting across our local oval the other day and found I was hardly puffed!...
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 About me

I've been a vegetarian for over 19 years... so obviously I have eaten a lot of vegetarian meals.

I am a Buddhist, which for me is very much related to my choice of lifestyle.

Finally, I have a background in health.

It will probably become obvious from my posts and articles how I combine these 3 aspects of my life.

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