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News Snippets

  • Coal exploration plan worth Rs 2980cr cleared by Union cabinet
  • Government ploughs in Rs 89000cr in BSNL for 4G, 5G spectrum operations
  • Stocks gain on Wednesday: Sensex adds 350 points to 63142 and Nifty 127 points to 18726
  • Wresters agitation: Sports minister assures action by June 15, wrestlers put off agitation till then
  • WTC Final: India lose the plot after putting Australia to bat as Steve Smith stands like a rock and Travis Head counter attacks to put Australia (327 for 3) in command on the first day
  • Wrestlers agitation: Bajrang Punia. Sakshi Mallik and Vinesh Phogat rejoin work in Railways, BKU pulls back but wrestlers say agitation will go on
  • UP bahubali-turned-politician gets life in 32-year-old murder case
  • India-US seal defence cooperation roadmap as Defence minister Rajnath Singh meets US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin
  • CBI probe in the train mishap will look at error in interlocking system and probe the sabotage angle
  • Violence continues in Manipur as three persons were killed after a mob attacked an ambulance in Imphal West district
  • Karnataka cabinet is likely to discuss cow slaugther law in its next meeting
  • Rahul Gandhi woos diaspora in the US, tries to show the fight in India as between those who believe in Mahatma Gandhi and those in Nathuram Godse
  • In preparation of a shutdown, MTNL moving operations to BSNL
  • Services sector sustains growth although Services PMI slips from 62 in April to 61.2 in May
  • Stocks gain handsomely on Monday: Sensex rises 240 points to 62787 and Nifty 59 points to 18593
WTC Final: Australia take firm grip on Day1 - Travis Head (146 batting) and Steve Smith (95 batting) take them to 327 for 3 as Indian bowling falters
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Vegans & Vegetarians

By Keerat Preet Kaur
First publised on 2023-03-21 14:12:12

About the Author

Sunil Garodia Keerat is a budding writer

Vegetarianism has become increasingly popular in recent years, with many people choosing to adopt this lifestyle for a variety of reasons, ranging from animal rights to environmental concerns to health benefits. With such a diverse range of goals, it's no surprise that the world of vegetarianism offers a wide array of options to cater to different dietary needs and preferences. Let's take a closer look at some of the most common types of vegetarian diets.

Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian: This type of vegetarian diet includes eggs and dairy products, but excludes seafood and other poultry. Studies suggest that a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet can reduce the risk of certain diseases, including cancer and heart disease. Within this category, there are also lacto-vegetarians who consume only plant-based and dairy products, and ovo-vegetarians who consume eggs but avoid dairy and other animal-based products.

Pescatarian Vegetarian: This diet is similar to lacto-ovo-vegetarianism, but includes fish and seafood for their nutritional benefits. Pescatarianism may exclude dairy products, eggs, and meat and poultry products.

Flexitarian Vegetarian: This is a more flexible form of vegetarianism that allows for occasional meat consumption while prioritizing the consumption of plant-based foods. This diet can be a good choice for people who want to enjoy the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle but don't want to give up meat entirely.

Vegan: The strictest forms of vegetarianism, vegans avoid all animal-based products, including dairy and eggs. A well-planned vegan diet can provide all the necessary nutrients for good health, but it may require more careful attention to ensure a balanced and varied diet.

It's important to remember that everyone's dietary needs and goals are different, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to vegetarianism. It's recommended to consult a dietitian or nutritionist before making any significant changes to your diet. Whether you're interested in cutting down on meat consumption or making a complete switch to a vegan lifestyle, there are many resources available to help you make informed choices and achieve your dietary goals.

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