Different Categories Of  Vegetarian

Different Categories Of Vegetarian

Many people often ask what the differences are between a vegan diet and a vegetarian diet. The simple answer is that a vegan diet is one of a number o

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Many people often ask what the differences are between a vegan diet and a vegetarian diet. The simple answer is that a vegan diet is one of a number of vegetarian diets.Typically vegetarian diets are broken into three or more groups include lacto ovo vegetarians(whose diets include eating dairy products and eggs), lacto vegetarians (who eat diary but avoid eggs) and vegan vegetarians (those who avoid animal products altogether).

Vegetarian and vegan diets can offer numerous health benefits by protecting against chronic conditions, such as heart diease , some types of cancer , and hypertension. It can also help you maintain a healthy body weight and lower the risk of obesity.These benefits are directly related to an increased consumption of plant foods and minimal intake of animal products.

A vegetarian diet is associated with a higher consumption of fiber, folic acid, vitamins C and E,magnesium ,unsaturated fat, and countless phytochemicals.This often results in vegetarians having lower cholesterol, being thinner , having lower blood pressure and reduced risk of heart diease. A vegetarian diet is one which excludes meat. Vegetarians also avoid food containing by products of animal slaughter, such as animal derived rennet and gelatin. Further Vegetarian is didvide into subgroups . They are as follows:

Vegetarian: Includes plant bassed foods and eliminates some animal derived foods.
Term includes vegans and the following various sub categories. Different type of vegetariansim are as below.

Flexitarian or Semi Vegetarian:
Vegetarian but consumes dairy products, eggs, chicken and fish.

Ovo Lacto Vegetarian:
Vegetarian but consumes eggs and milk. This is the largest group of vegetarians.They eat same as the lacto vegetarians but also include eggs in their diet.

Ovo-Vegetarian:
Vegetarian but consume eggs.

Lacto Vegetarian:
Vegetarian but consumes milk and certain types of dairy exclude eggs and rennet foods.They eat no flesh of any kind. Their diet consists of fruit and vegetables and dairy products(vegetarian cheese only)

Pescatarian:
Vegetarian but consumes fish

Fruitarians:
They eat fruits,nuts and seed(this includes the fruit of vegetables such as tomatoes and courgettes, however they never eat the roots of plants such as carrots and potaoes)

Partial Vegetarian:
A term used to mean an eating style that includes seafood, poultry, egs ,dairy vegetables grains,legimes,fruits and nuts. Excludes red meat.

Vegan:
Eliminates all animal products from his and her diet including gelatins and honey.They eat only plant food.They eat no flesh,no eggs and no dairy products. Some will eat honey but not others. Blanket term used to describe a person who eliminates all animal products from his or her diet. Vegan is also  known as pure vegetarians. No sub categories of Vegan.

Key points of Vegetarian are as follows:

Avoids Products made from animals such as leather, wool, silk , some make up and lotions and some glues (such as those used in some sneakers)
Humanity for animals is an abiding overriding conviction in their loves
Self committed to upholding a personal standard of living where animals are concerned. Point of view is that animals are not here to be exploited by man
Common influences are ethical moral, spiritual , environmental and or religious.

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