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  • Candidates Chess: D Gukesh emerges winner. Draws last match with Hikaru Nakamura to end at 9 points. Former tournament leader Ian Nepomniachtchi also draws with Fabioano Caruana to leave Gukesh as the sole leader and winner to challenge Ding Liren
  • Supreme Court says all cases of mob violence and lynchings should not be given a communal angle
  • Supreme Court tells petitioners who want elections to be held with ballot papers as they fear EVM tampering to back their claims of tampering with data
Calcutta HC scraps 2016 teacher appointment process, 25757 teachers to lose their jobs, ordered to repay salaries withdrawn in 4 weeks
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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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