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Vegetarianism: Eat Right Ch. 5 15:01 Can Vegetarian Diets Provide Protein? Vegetarianism : diet restricted to foods of plant origin Many foods besides meat can be good protein sources, including dairy products,  legumes, eggs, nuts, whole grains There are 4 main “types” of vegetarians Each type omits different food groups As food groups are omitted from a person’s diet, nutrient concerns increase Types of Vegetarianism Semivegitarians  occasionally eat meat and seafood, predominantly subsist on a  vegetarian diet Lacto-ovo vegetarians  eat both dairy products and eggs, but no meat Lacto-vegetarians  include dairy products but no other animal foods Vegans  omit all animal products from their diets, including dairy and eggs Why Vegetarians? People choose vegetarianism for: Health benefits Ecological reasons Religious reasons Ethical reasons Concerns over food safety Food preference
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