Different Types of Vegeterians

Lacto, Ovo, Vegan, Vegeterian


Lacto- Vegetarian diet that includes diary products such as milk, cheese, yougurt, butter, cream, etc. but excludes eggs.

Ovo- Type of vegetarianism which allows for the consumption of eggs unlike lacto vegetarians, no dairy products are permitted.

Vegan- The practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, as well as following an philosophy that rejects status of sentient animals.

Vegetarian- The practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal.

Six Essential Nutrients Every Vegetarian Needs...

Protein-Beans, legumes, lentils and peas

Iron-Green leafy vegetables: kale, collards, cabbage, spinach, and broccoli

Zinc-Whole grains and whole grain flours

Calcium-Dark greens: broccoli, kale and Chinese cabbage

Vitamin B12-B Complex supplement that includes the RDA for B12 of 1.5 microgram

Essential Fatty Acids-Extra Virgin Olive oil, Raw butter and clarified butter