What is a vegetarian diet?

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The vegetarian diet involves abstaining from eating meat, fish and poultry. People often adopt a vegetarian diet for religious or personal reasons menu. As well as ethical issues, such as animal rights.

Others decide to become vegetarian for environmental reasons. As livestock production increases greenhouse gas emissions, contributes to climate change, and requires large amounts of water, energy, and natural resources UFABET

There are several forms of vegetarianism, each of which differs in their restrictions.

The most common types include:

  • Lacto-ovo: eliminates meat, fish, and poultry but allows eggs and dairy products
  • Lacto diet: eliminates meat, fish, poultry, and eggs but allows dairy products
  • Ovo-vegetarian diet: eliminates meat, fish, poultry, and dairy products but allows eggs
  • Pescatarian diet: eliminates meat and poultry but allows fish and sometimes eggs and dairy products
  • Vegan diet: eliminates meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products, as well as other animal-derived products, such as honey
  • Flexitarian diet: a mostly that incorporates occasional meat, fish, or poultry

Some studies estimate that vegetarians account for around 6% and 5% of the population in North America and Europe, respectively. While about 19% of the population in Asia is vegetarian

Apart from the ethical and environmental reasons for cutting meat from your diet. A well-planned vegetarian diet may also reduce your risk of chronic disease, support weight loss and improve the quality of your diet.