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Understanding Vegetarian Diets

A vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat or certain animal products, but the types of vegetarian diets can differ greatly. A well planned vegetarian diet can be healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits. Types of Vegetarian Diets Vegans or total vegetarians: Eat only plant foods […]

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Understanding Vegan Diets

Vegans eat only plant foods, and these include fruits, vegetables, legumes (dried beans, peas, and lentils), grains, seeds and nuts.  People who follow a vegan diet do not eat any animal products or animal bi-products, including eggs, dairy products and meat.  It is important for people who follow a vegan […]