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A basic but somewhat biased presentation on what vegetarianism is, the different types, famous vegetarians, and some reason why go meat-free.

Mindy T

on 2 March 2011

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Transcript of Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism Who are Vegetarians? What is a Vegetarian? Practice of a diet that excludes meat, fish and poultry So what's a Vegan? Only eat food directly derived from plant sources. no dairy
no chicken/beef stock (in soups)
no honey Grains, Legumes, Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts & Seeds Lacto-Vegetarian Milk, Yogurt, Cheese = Vegan + Dairy Items Ovo-Vegetarian = Vegan + Eggs Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian =Vegan + Dairy + Eggs Fruitarianism Fruits
Any plant matter than can be obtained without harming the plant Macrobiotics Balanced Diet Low-fat
High fiber
Whole grains
Vegetable protein
Little meat Why? Moral
Health Pescatarian – An individual whose diet excludes all animal flesh except fish
Semi-Vegetarian or Flexitarian – Mostly vegetarian diet but rarely includes meat
Raw Food/ Raw Vegans – Vegans who consume food in its uncooked or unprocessed form. The food is not heated over 115F
Other types... Protein: dairy products, eggs, tofu and other soy products, dried beans, and nuts
Fat: Omega 3- soy, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and canola oil
Iron: eggs, dried beans, dried fruits, whole grains, leafy green vegetables, and iron-fortified cereals and bread
Vitamin C- Citrus fruits
Calcium: dairy products, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, dried beans, and calcium-fortified products, including orange juice, soy and rice drinks, and cereals
Vitamin B12: dairy products, eggs, and vitamin-fortified products, such as cereals, breads, and soy and rice drinks, and nutritional yeast
Vitamin D: Sun, milk, vitamin D-fortified orange juice, and other vitamin D-fortified products Vitamin & Mineral Sources
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