Why do we eat?
Eat to live. Yes.
Eat to satisfy our taste buds. Yes.
Meeting our nutritional needs. Some people do. Many people are not aware of these nutritional needs.
Our body needs the followings to function well.
Energy from carbohydrates, protein and fats.
Our body needs different nutrients in varying amounts (e.g. more energy-giving carbohydrates, moderate levels of proteins and small quantities of vitamins and minerals).
It simply means that we do not need a lot of protein, vitamin and minerals each day.
All these can be obtained from plant based foods.