History Of World Vegetarian Day: Most of the people in India like to eat vegetarian food. Doctors often recommend eating fruits and vegetables when sick. That is, vegetarian food benefits in healing the body. A lot of nutrients are found in vegetarian food. Fruits, vegetables, pulses and cereals are a storehouse of vitamins and minerals.
However, only 10% of the world’s population is vegetarian, out of which India has the largest number. If you are also a vegetarian, then today should be a day of celebration for you because today October 1 is celebrated every year as World Vegetarian Day 2022.
What is World Vegetarian Day
World Vegetarian Day is celebrated every year with the aim of spreading awareness about the conservation of the environment and animals. It was started by the North American Vegetarian Society in the year 1977.
how old is the word vegetarian
The term ‘vegetarian’ became popular in the 1800s. Earlier ‘Vegetarian’ was known by the people as Pythagoras diet. The Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras supported this diet after whom it was named. After this, in the 1960s, awareness about vegetarian eating started increasing in America and Britain as well. After this, in 1977, the North American Vegetarian Society announced to celebrate October 1 every year as World Vegetarian Day.
Why is World Vegetarian Day celebrated?
Vegetarian food not only improves health but is also good for the environment. A vegetarian diet includes vegetables, seeds, legumes, fruits, nuts and grains. It also includes animal products such as eggs, dairy and honey. On this day people are stressed on keeping the environment safe, animal welfare and saving animals. People are told about the benefits of vegetarian diet.
Why vegetarian diet is beneficial
1- Vegetarian diet is a high fiber diet, which keeps your gut health good. It cures stomach related problems like constipation, abdominal pain, and heaviness.
2- Vegetarian food not only keeps the body healthy but it also increases your lifespan and keeps the body away from diseases.
3- It is also recommended to take a vegetarian diet for weight loss, controlling cholesterol, reducing the risk of diabetes and heart.
4- Vegetarian diet is also considered good to strengthen the hair and make the skin healthy and shiny.
5- By eating vegetarian, the necessary vitamins and minerals are easily available to the body.
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