Vegetarianism /vɛdʒɪˈtɛəriənɪzəm/ is the practice of abstaining from the
consumption of meat and may also include abstention from by-products of animal
You probably know a vegetarian doesn't eat meat, but did you know there's more
than just one kind of vegetarian? Find out more in this article for kids.
The basics: Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, and poultry. Vegans are
vegetarians who abstain from eating or using all animal products, including milk,
In a very general sense, a vegetarian is someone who doesn't eat meat. But that
definition is too simple. There are several kinds of vegetarian diets.
The Vegetarian Society defines a vegetarian as: "Someone who lives on a diet of
grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with, or without, the use of ...
Sep 12, 2014 ... The term vegetarian generally means a person who does not consume animal
products; this includes land and sea animals. Most vegetarians ...
Vegetarian diets fall into three main categories based on the types of food eaten.
A vegan does not eat meat, poultry, fish, eggs or dairy products.
Feb 11, 2013 ... In this resource, vegetarians are considered people who have refrained from
eating red meat, poultry, and fish for about a year or more of their ...
Nov 6, 2015 ... The American Heart Association explains vegetarian and vegan diets.
Yet some vegetarians rely too heavily on processed foods, which can be high in
calories, sugar, fat and sodium. And they may not eat enough fruits, vegetables, ...