One of the hallmarks of No Meat Athlete over the years has been our “no-pressure” approach to plant-based diets.
Instead of trying to persuade people that they should go vegetarian (and now, dammit!), I’d much rather just set an example that people can choose to follow or learn from if they’d like. I’ve just never been one for confrontation, and I hope my writing and our team’s reflects that.
You’ll find that approach in the welcoming tone of just about all our posts, and this one is my attempt to encapsulate our philosophy — the easiest, simplest, most laid back approach I can imagine for going vegetarian or vegan.
“Should” you think about going vegetarian?
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want you to go vegetarian or vegan. Compassion for animals was big part of my reason for doing so, and so I’d love it if nobody ate them.
But I’m not going to tell you what’s best for you. That’s for you to decide.
Is a plant-based diet healthier than an omnivorous one?
Tough one. (more…)