I am a Vegetarian

Memoirs of a Technical Consultant

Non-Fiction - Cultural
18 Pages
Reviewed on 04/02/2013
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Author Biography

I am a Man from India, working as a Marketing professional, married with two kids. They named me "Prasad" and call me "Pras".

Well... what really defines us... Is it our name? Is it our job.... our family... our country???

This is exactly the question I am trying to find answers for. In my search for clarity, I stumble upon a few interesting things.... and, sometimes truth. I endeavor to share it with the world via my books and articles.

I greatly appreciate the friendly souls who... somehow... find the patience to read my work... and the courage to give me their honest feedback.

I am not a perfect being... my work is not perfect. But, what I plan to do is to get better. Get closer to perfection than moving away from it. Every word of criticism and appreciation moves me closer to the goal.

I have worked nearly a couple decades and work took me to many places. Every place surprised me with its ability to show a different hue of myself. Is the food... the people... I am trying to find out.

I write blogs, social commentary, short stories and what not, in the path to making myself a better writer. Humor and tragedy are extremes I intend to explore.

I believe we are created to be Creators... to set a chain reaction of creations that will manifest itself into more... spreading wisdom and glory across the world through knowledge.

Here I am, letting myself to be reviewed threadbare... and, my many thanks for obliging.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Robert Rose for Readers' Favorite

I was asked to review this book because of the way we Americans are killing ourselves with our intake of fast food, soda, and the amount of meat and diary we eat. The doctors and nutritionists on my radio show, Oprah and now Dr.Oz, have been encouraging us to eat less, drink more water, and eat more vegetables and fruit. Besides the bad effects meat has on making our bodies acidic, which results in digestive problems, joint inflammation, and is the best environment for cancer, the animals raised add more methane and Co2 to the environment than all of the cars and factories in the world. A statistic I find overwhelming. Even if it is blown up somewhat, it has to get us to rethink our food choices.

I thought Prasad was going to convince us to be vegetarians, but in what is more a long article than a book, he takes us on trips throughout the world as he learns about and enjoys foods unique to each culture. He does this with humor and a gusto for living that should whet anyone’s appetite for good food. Here are his last words that give a clear message of love and balance: “Food, irrespective of whether vegetarian or non-vegetarian, keeps us alive to achieve our ambitions. We are able to love our world, friends and family because of Food. Food is not just a plate of proteins, vitamins & carbohydrates to enrich our body. Food and the process of eating is the manifestation, of love, humanity and emotions. Don’t ever skip a meal because you are working, and never eat alone. After all, it is not just the food that is tasty.
At the end of the day, what is important is not what you ate. It is what you have become.”