Writing an argumentative essay

Write a discussion essay with the title: Are you for or against using vegetarianism?

Explain your answer.

Think and plan:

What is the situation at the moment?

What arguments for and against using vegetarianism can you think of?

What is your personal opinion?

At the moment vegetarianism is becoming more and more popular. Many people do not eat meat. Although, there are arguments both for and against this practice.

One of the main arguments for going without meat is the fact that it saves many animals. Killing animals for food is cruel and immoral. Scientific evidence shows that animals like pigs, sheep, chickens, and cows feel stress, fear, and pain when faced with and experiencing their death.

Furthermore, it’s much more healthier to avoid eating meat. A vegetarian diet has been shown to have many health benefits. Vegetarians are usually thinner than meat-eaters. According to the studies vegetarians are more likely to live longer than meat-eaters.

In addition, it’s cheaper to keep to this diet. Lentils and beans are much more affordable sources of high-quality protein than meat.

On the other hand, many people argue that eating meat is necessary. Also, they say that meat is rich in proteins. Meat is the most efficient way of obtaining protein in your diet. It is also a supply of zinc, iron, and B vitamins. Meat is the best source for B12. Studies have found that many vegetarians lack vitamin D.

What’s more people used to hunt and eat lots of meat from ancient times.

As far as I am concerned, I am not in favour of using vegetarianism but I am sure that it is necessary to eat as many fruits and vegetables as possible. I believe that we should keep to a balanced diet and there is nothing wrong with eating meat.