Flexitarians: A definition
Flexitarians are also sometimes referred to as part-time vegetarians or flexible vegetarians.
- They often do without meat, usually have a great interest in animal and environmental protection, and are generally critical of factory farming.
- Flexitarians will eat meat once in a while, but only of high quality. Fish is also consumed only occasionally and strictly from sustainable catches.
- In general, the high quality of the food plays a major role for flexitarians. Many people, therefore, shop in organic markets.
- Flexitarians often pay attention to a gentle cooking method when preparing food.
- Nutrition researchers recommend a flexitarian diet, as less meat consumption and a conscious diet are very healthy.
- Flexitarianism is becoming increasingly popular in Germany.