Quote from Dark Scout
I agree personally, it's part of the reason I'm vegetarian (and drink soy milk)
However tuna was the last thing I cut out - as I was around 9-11 at the time (my childhood memory is extremely poor) my parents wanted me to keep eating it to make sure I got enough iron and so forth until we found suitable vegetarian alternatives to make sure I wasn't deficient in anything while I was growing.
Also, many people work around a basis of only eating what they would be prepared to kill personally, and perhaps they don't empathise with fish so much as sheep or cows?
Yeh, it is difficult to empathise with fish I suppose. But then it is difficult to empathise with snakes and I find the Chinese stripping of snakeskin from live snakes just so upsetting..... I think it is a Vita Sackville West book, a description of a shark lying on the deck of a ship and just suffocating.... so disturbing
My son is twelve. He does not live with me. he has only had meat to eat on a few occassions and he is nearly as big as me and has size 10 feet and is the mainstay of the local rugby team (much to my dismay)..... and I see kids that eat absolute shite and run around full of energy and looking great. Perhaps as kids we can eat whatever as we have a natural energy - but as adults we need to take care. Just a thought based on observation whilst running youth clubs.......