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.
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 basics: Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, and poultry. Vegans are
vegetarians who abstain from eating or using all animal products, including milk,
There are different types of vegetarian: Lacto-ovo-vegetarians eat both dairy
products and eggs; this is the most common type of vegetarian diet.
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.
Aug 9, 2013 ... The term “vegetarian” is really a misnomer, since vegetarians eat more than just
vegetables. Vegetarian simply means a plant-based diet.
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, ...
A: There are several “levels” of vegetarianism, or types of vegetarian. Starting
from the most restrictive and working our way down, the types of vegetarian are