About vegetarianism

About vegetarianism

The word «vegetarian» comes from the Latin «vegetus,» which means a spiritually and physically developed person. Vegetarianism it is not just a fruit and vegetable diet, but another way of life with a philosophical and ethical side. Vegetarianism has always existed, as first ancient humans were gatherers, and then hunters.

Vegetarianism was not very popular in Europe until modern times, when it became relevant among the «informed aristocracy.» Some of the variations include: sproutarianism, fruitarianism, raw foodism, veganism, lacto-vegetarian.

Previously a vegetarian diet was driven either from a philosophical reason, or from a religious one. A lot of research has proved that vegetarians have higher muscular endurance by 1.5 times than people who consume meat. Resistance to stress in a vegetarian increases twofold.

Today, advocates of vegetarianism have the following objectives: health promotion, extension of life expectancy, and prevention a variety of diseases (gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, metabolism).

Now there are millions of vegetarians in the world, and this ideology is spreading. But there are those who convert to vegetarianism only a few times a year – during religious fasts. This applies in a special way to Galicia, and in particularly to Lviv.

Smakolyk with all of its being proclaims the philosophy of a «healthy» lifestyle. This is seen especially in its menu, which has dishes that are simple to prepare, yet healthy and tasty.

Our menu indicates which dishes are vegetarian – dishes with even the slightest trace of an animal product are highlighted in a special way.

So everyone will be happy and well fed!

Taste and enjoy!