I don't have a problem with vegetarians. Your stricter LDS eat a 95% vegetarian diet. I eat a lot of veggies myself. That said, you do have to watch what you're eating on that diet. Subbing in potatoes, beans, and bread to make up for meat will make a lot of people fat after a while. Too much fruit ruins your teeth. Relentless washing of veggies removes trace compounds that are necessary for health. It's tricky.
On the other hand, you can eat nothing but fat and meat and be perfectly okay - no deficiencies at all. That pretty much makes the case for what we are "designed" to eat as far as I'm concerned. ;)
I found that my overall digestive system functioned much better when I went semi-vegetarian (I permitted myself one meat day a week, but frequently didn't use it). Overall I was healthier because I was also making better choices...whole grains, fresh vegetables and fruits, etc. I was also taking care to get protein from yogurt, kefir, edamame, etc.
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