Ch_24 - Culinary- Ch. 24 History of Vegetarianism Earliest...

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Culinary- Ch. 24 History of Vegetarianism Earliest known vegetarian diet proposed by Pythagoras who believed there was a kinship among all living creatures and we shouldn’t slaughter animals Until the 19 th century, vegetarians were known as Pythagoreans Used to be associated mostly with spiritual and religious communities Variations on Vegetarianism Vegan: no meat, fish, poultry, or any products derived from animals. Also referred to as a strict or pure vegetarian Raw foodist: a vegan who eats only raw or slightly warmed plant products because they believe cooking destroys enzymes and nutrients. Also known as a living foodist. Fructarian or frutarian: eats only fruits, nuts, seeds and other plant products that can be gathered without harming the plant Ovo-vegetarian: a vegetarian who eats eggs but not dairy products Ovo-lacto-vegetarian: eats plant products as well as dairy products and eggs. Often used interchangeably with the term vegetarian. Macrobioticist: a diet devised in the 1920s by a Japanese teacher who adhered to a simple meal plan of brown rice, miso soup, and sea vegetables. Fruits and nuts are avoided; fish is sometimes eaten. Motivations for Vegetarianism
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