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el_bryanto

(11,804 posts)
Thu Jul 30, 2015, 11:23 AM Jul 2015

What is your diet - i.e. are you a vegan? [View all]

Obviously there are a lot of potential gradations; I apologize if I have missed one that applies to you.


46 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Vegan
3 (7%)
Vegetarian (avoid eating animal flesh, but do eat milk, cheese and the like)
8 (17%)
Pescatarian (i.e. you eat fish but not other animals)
3 (7%)
I eat meat rarely
3 (7%)
I eat meat regularly
20 (43%)
I eat meat constantly
5 (11%)
Other (please explain below)
3 (7%)
I am cutting back on bullshit polls - like this one!
0 (0%)
I like to vote!
1 (2%)
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...... daleanime Jul 2015 #1
I'm just curious- there's another post that has a much longer discussion of this issue el_bryanto Jul 2015 #3
Me too.... daleanime Jul 2015 #7
Is that vegan popcorn? kentauros Jul 2015 #50
Actually, I can't have popcorn... daleanime Jul 2015 #58
Maybe some of this stuff then: kentauros Jul 2015 #59
When it comes to food, I follow the elbow diet Agnosticsherbet Jul 2015 #2
I Like To Vote ! olddots Jul 2015 #4
I'm some sort of chicken Hitler Prism Jul 2015 #5
Any interest in knowing how those animals likely lived before they got to Costco? oberliner Jul 2015 #47
Any interest in knowing how great those animals tasted after they were cooked? Quackers Jul 2015 #49
I don't care Prism Jul 2015 #54
I used to eat meat rarely but then I decided medium-rare was yummier. Nuclear Unicorn Jul 2015 #6
I've cut back to about two meat purchases a month. Starry Messenger Jul 2015 #8
Total Omnivore. I eat everything that's available to me. MineralMan Jul 2015 #9
Vegan since '89. Mostly not a dick about it. nt Codeine Jul 2015 #10
Good for you! On both counts. longship Jul 2015 #52
used to be vegetarian for reasons of taste 6chars Jul 2015 #11
Have you read Jonathan Safron Foer's book "Eating Animal". Luminous Animal Jul 2015 #23
No meat gwheezie Jul 2015 #12
We eat mostly from local farmers. Ilios Meows Jul 2015 #13
As much beer as possible. AngryAmish Jul 2015 #14
I was a machrobiotic for a while olddots Jul 2015 #15
How do you eat on a Macrobiotic diet? i've heard the term but don't know el_bryanto Jul 2015 #16
Macrobiotic diets were trendy during the 60s olddots Jul 2015 #55
I actually do like that tune - but how about Spirits in the Material World el_bryanto Jul 2015 #62
Like this sarisataka Jul 2015 #17
Pescatarian here. Lizzie Poppet Jul 2015 #18
I eat whatever the fuck I want BainsBane Jul 2015 #19
Pretty much Johonny Jul 2015 #36
RE: Digesting vegetables WilmywoodNCparalegal Jul 2015 #20
Is that a bacterial issue? Marr Jul 2015 #34
Pescatarian transitioning to vegetarian. I consume some dairy but no eggs. Luminous Animal Jul 2015 #21
vegan in lifestyle restorefreedom Jul 2015 #22
If there's no meat, Go Vols Jul 2015 #24
I eat meat in moderation xmas74 Jul 2015 #25
I don't eat lions who've been lured from their sanctuary, if that's your real query. WinkyDink Jul 2015 #26
Of course thats what I meant el_bryanto Jul 2015 #27
There it is. (n/t) WorseBeforeBetter Jul 2015 #48
I've never followed any particular diet, but I always think about where my food comes from. hunter Jul 2015 #28
"Give me Eat". Major ___de Coverly from Catch-22 Tierra_y_Libertad Jul 2015 #29
lots of meat, lots of cheese, and lots of carbs Amishman Jul 2015 #30
Omnivore, here. I stopped buying beef over-the-counter since I sub with deer... Eleanors38 Jul 2015 #31
Yum. Venison.nt bravenak Jul 2015 #45
Want a urinary track infection? Easy. Eat chicken Binkie The Clown Jul 2015 #32
Lots of vegetables, fruit, and chicken. Marr Jul 2015 #33
Pescatarian. With famiy history of early heart disease... DeepModem Mom Jul 2015 #35
long term vegetarian recently became vegan Liberal_in_LA Jul 2015 #37
Me too. Vegetarian 31 years . Vegan the last two years. mucifer Jul 2015 #56
me too. didn't think I could give up cheese. was easier than I thought Liberal_in_LA Jul 2015 #70
I don't eat mammals. I eat birds, eggs, and fish RadiationTherapy Jul 2015 #38
Omnivore. hobbit709 Jul 2015 #39
Omnivore who finds herbivores delicious. Motown_Johnny Jul 2015 #40
Meat eater (nt) bigwillq Jul 2015 #41
No one would give a shit about lions if they were good eating whatchamacallit Jul 2015 #42
Nah. Erich Bloodaxe BSN Jul 2015 #80
Omniverous nt One_Life_To_Give Jul 2015 #43
I love meat!! Moose is delicious, so is reindeer, and caribou! bravenak Jul 2015 #44
I've always wanted to try Moose. Aerows Jul 2015 #69
A little gamey but good. bravenak Jul 2015 #72
I love all of God's creatures Aerows Jul 2015 #73
Lol! Me too!!nt bravenak Jul 2015 #74
Ketotarian supernova Jul 2015 #46
I eat basically whatever comes within biting distance Scootaloo Jul 2015 #51
lol Liberal_in_LA Jul 2015 #71
I try to eat low carb laundry_queen Jul 2015 #53
Right now I'm having a Milky Way candy bar and a black cup of coffee. B Calm Jul 2015 #57
Breakfast of champions oberliner Jul 2015 #63
Folgers Columbian blend. B Calm Jul 2015 #67
When you talk about "diet" that can be construed more than one way. davidpdx Jul 2015 #60
Primarily vegetarian CBGLuthier Jul 2015 #61
Meat is the greatest thing to eat and I won't stop eating it. Deadshot Jul 2015 #64
What about salted caramel? el_bryanto Jul 2015 #65
Imagine salted caramel as a glaze on ham. Deadshot Jul 2015 #66
I eat meat. ladyVet Jul 2015 #68
Where is the "local" option. Glassunion Jul 2015 #75
My Depression survivor parents felt deprived if they didn't have slabs of meat Warpy Jul 2015 #76
I drink tap water in L.A. olddots Jul 2015 #77
Birds and fish. No other meat. nt valerief Jul 2015 #78
In between rarely and regularly at the moment. Erich Bloodaxe BSN Jul 2015 #79
Been a vegetarian 42 years as of August 10 AndreaCG Jul 2015 #81
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