Ravenwood - 09/16/05 06:00 AM
Since when did they change the definition of vegetarian? Mark Oppenheimer calls himself a near-vegetarian.
I don't think I'll ever be a total vegetarian. I'll always need occasional doses of sushi and lox; there will always be an aquatic monkey on my backbut my flesh consumption is down to a bare fraction of what it once was.Then there's the people who try to stretch the definition of meat and meat products.
Kyla Stigdon is 15 years old and is home schooled. The Carroll County resident enjoys acting and traveling. She decided to stop eating meat when she was 12.Then there's this oldie but goodie.
"I don’t like the way meat tastes," she said.
Kyla does not find it difficult to be a vegetarian, even in a meat-loving culture.
"I can always order a salad at a restaurant, and you buy what you want to eat for at home," she said.
Kyla eats fish, dairy and eggs.
Meat-eating vegetarians transform the movementApparently they are trying to add to the lexicon by calling it flexitarian. Those are people who like to call themselves vegetarians, but still eat meat. (Flexitarian sounds better than liar, I guess.) Gee, I can't wait until I meet my first 'flexitarian metrosexual'.
Even after five years, Christy Pugh has no trouble sticking to her vegetarian regimen.
The secret to her success? Eating meat.
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