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Which Would You Rather Give Up: Meat or Alcohol?

Both meat and alcohol made health headlines recently, and the news was not good. In light of new studies linking both to cancer, ff you had to choose one to abstain from would you give up all meat (meat, poultry and fish) or alcohol (the hard stuff, wine and beer)?


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missxvicious missxvicious 8 years
I would have to say meat seeing as I just went vegetarian last week.I never really ate me anyway. I hardly drink the only time I drink is like holidays and maybe at a party when I do drink.It's like a cup
cnyc1a cnyc1a 8 years
Meat! I hate it. Don't really drink either but like sometimes a yummy fancy cocktail
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 8 years
Alcohol!.....cuz I don't drink =D
tarall10 tarall10 8 years
OOPs, I have grammar issues: I would give up alcohol because it leaves me feeling awful the next day, and I can't drive after I consume it.
tarall10 tarall10 8 years
I love meat, and l love wine, and I don't consume either a lot so I have no intention of giving either one of them. If I had to choose, I would give up alcohol, just because it doesn't leave me feeling awful the next day, and I can drive after I consume it. Plus, a good steak is an amazing treat every now and then.
becoming-brina becoming-brina 8 years
I thought giving up meat would be difficult before i went veg, but now i don't think twice about it. I think wine and beer would be harder to give up because i enjoy them in moderation, and my fiance and i love going to wine and beer tastings.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
well i'm a veggie so i've had no problem giving up meat. if i had to give up alcohol, i can't imagine that it would be a big deal. i do'nt drink that much anyway.
EmyJean EmyJean 8 years
Meat for sure. Not that I am in dire need of alcohol, but I do enjoy an occasional beer. I am just not that into meat--there are so many good alternatives!
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 8 years
I'd give up alcohol...which would be easy because I don't drink!
potterlove potterlove 8 years
I gotta say meat. I moderately drink alcohol, and besides I'm already a it's not really a problematic issue for me.
LukesMommy LukesMommy 8 years
I LOVE a good steak and could put away the better part of half a bottle of vodka in a night out in my heyday. That being said, I was a vegetarian for 8 years and haven't had 2 drinks in a 24 hour period in over a year - pregnancy and breastfeeding. I think I'm done with my boozy days for good, and I could live without meat again, but I'm grateful I don't HAVE to give up either. What's summer without a cheeseburger and a beer? Or brunch without a mimosa and bacon?
Karelynn Karelynn 8 years
I'm not big into either, but that's still a tough choice. I would miss fish and chicken, and going out for sushi.. or I would miss margaritas. Alcohol is what I'd give up, I think.
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
my religion forbids alcohol so my choice is easy. and i love meat lol. even if its just a little a day, i do like to eat it
clew001 clew001 8 years
i don't drink, so this is an easy one.
seyory seyory 8 years
I'm vegan. So meat is already out. As for alcohol, I could live without it or only have it every month or so. I love water too much.
InnaInna* InnaInna* 8 years
It's hard to choose...I think I could give up both, but I love chicken/wine/beer. I think giving up on alcohol would be easier.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 8 years
i do without both. i'm a vegetarian and i don't drink.
audrina audrina 8 years
Neither really. Although I don't eat alot of meat, especially red meat. Mainly grilled or baked chicken and alot of fish. I could never give up alchol. I don't drink alot but couldn't give up a fine glass of wine. It is part of my heritage and have grown up with it my whole life. I totally agree, jthese days, everything causes cancer. You can't live your life not eating/drinking, or doing anything. Just be careful and eat and drink in moderation.
1cigarrette 1cigarrette 8 years
I was going to say alcohol but honestly, never EVER tasting red wine or a martini on a night out... no way! And all meat I could never give up, I live on good protein and fats when I need to lose a few and life without meat AND carbs = death.
hope2be hope2be 8 years
Alcohol. I don't drink anyway LOL. I don't eat red meat, but I still like to eat chicken and fish. I'm not vegetarian, and I don't know if I can be one ever.
meg21k meg21k 8 years
I have already given up meat for like 4 yrs so I guess alcohol would have to be next.
darc5204 darc5204 8 years
I actually have a drink less often than I eat meat, and neither frequently, but I'd still give up meat. There are plenty of substitutes for meat in my diet, but no substitute for the occasional enjoyment of alcohol.
AMP AMP 8 years
Meat! I gave it up awhile ago and don't even miss it. I don't drink alcohol more than a few times a week anyway.
Kazagirl Kazagirl 8 years
Alcohol. I rarely drink anyway so it would not be difficult to give up.
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