Something peculiar I have learned over the years about my active, plant-based lifestyle is this:
The most outspoken (and predictable) demographic who opposes my lifestyle consists of overweight men who have onset diabetes.
When they learn I don’t eat meat, dairy, eggs, or drink soda, and that I haven’t for over 4 years, they scoff at the concept. They basically mock me for “not getting enough protein.” They insinuate that because my kids are vegetarians, I am depriving them of proper nutrition as well. They have clearly told me on multiple occasions that there is no way I can possibly be healthy, since I am a vegan.
Have you processed the irony yet? These claims about my health are coming from overweight men with onset diabetes.
People who are officially not healthy are confidently telling me how unhealthy I am. What?!
No other demographic is more openly opposed to how…
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