Different types of Vegetarians and their dietary requirements (Dietary…
Different types of Vegetarians and their dietary requirements
Different types of Vegetarians
This diet excludes meat, fish, poultry, and eggs, but allows dairy products such as cheese, yoghurt, milk, and butter.
This diet excludes meat, seafood, poultry and dairy products, but allows eggs.
Lacto-ovo vegetarian diet
This diet excludes meat, seafood and poultry, but allows dairy prodcuts and eggs.
This diet excludes meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products but allows fish.
This diet excludes meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and dairy products as well as products that include them.
Omega 3 fatty acids
Vegetarians can get this from flaxseeds or canola oil
Some vegetarians can not eat dairy products, and some can not eat fish, so some alternatives to these that provide calcium are dark green, leafy vegetables (such as broccoli and spinach) and nuts such as almonds and brazil nuts.
Protein can be acquired from tofu, beans and lentils.
Legumes, nuts, some seeds (such as sunflower seeds) and green vegetables all provide Iron.