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Help docs, is gelatin from vitamin gummies vegetarian or vegan?

I would check the: specific product to know. It is often denoted if it is acceptable for vegan use. ...Read more

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Are soft geletin capsules vegetarian or non vegetarian?

Are soft geletin capsules vegetarian or non vegetarian?

Vegetarian capsules: Are usually called vcaps rather than softgel. Just check with the manufacturer via the net or a phone call to be sure. Peace and good helth. ...Read more

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How do vegetarians feel about gelatin in medicine?

How do vegetarians feel about gelatin in medicine?

Gelatin in Medicines: Gelatin, derived from the collagen inside animals' skin and bones is a commonly used coating agent in medicines Many vegetarians do not know that there is Gelatin in medicines prescribed to them; they usually do not ask their Physician about it. Those vegetarians with strong cultural beliefs will not take such medicines if they had the information; Vegans will also not take medicines with Gelatin ...Read more

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Soft geletin capsules, r they non vegetarian and made if animal bones? I brought dexorange iron capsules it is coated in soft geletin and im vegetarian

Soft geletin capsules, r they non vegetarian and made if animal bones? I brought dexorange iron capsules it is coated in soft geletin and im vegetarian

YES; other options: Yes, gelatin is derived from pork skins, pork, horse & cattle bones or split cattle hides, though there is now also gelatin from fish (generally labelled as such). Many vegan iron preparations are available. One of the best-absorbed forms is ferrous bis-glycinate, available as opti-ferrin c by pure encapsualtions, advanced ferrochel by source naturals & solgar gentle iron. I also like floradix. ...Read more

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I am vegetarian and I also eat kosher, but I don't experience regular bowel movement. Any dietary or lifestyle suggestions?

I am vegetarian and I also eat kosher, but I don't experience regular bowel movement. Any dietary or lifestyle suggestions?

Kosher colon care: Many pareve & milchig favorites can be constipating, especially processed carbohydrates (white breads, pastries, noodles, anything made from matzoh meal) & cheeses. Try using more whole grains & also plenty of fresh fruits & veggies. For torah at your table, aim to fit the seven species of eretz yisroel into your weekly menu: whole wheat, barley, grape, fig, pomegranate, olive oil, & date honey. ...Read more

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How do I become a vegetarian?

How do I become a vegetarian?

Don't eat meat!: There are different subtypes of a vegetarian diet. Most vegetarians do not eat meat (including poultry & seafood) but do eat dairy & eggs. Some avoid all animal-derived foods (this is a vegan diet). It is important that you obtain adequate protein- excellent sources of protein include eggs, nuts, seeds, beans & dairy. See my comment for a nice link to an article by dr. Bob sears with 12 faq's:. ...Read more

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Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Yes: Frozen vegetables often maintain nutrients better than vegetables shipped long distances. Make sure the food is not heavy in salt and saturated fats. Read the label carefully. ...Read more

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How to gain weight if you're a vegetarian?

How to gain weight if you're a vegetarian?

Coconut oil: One of the best tasting and hottest cooking oils, coconut oil is a staple of the indian diet. You can spread it on bread like butter, fry with it and even use it to make soup and sauces more rich. You can cook a wide range of pastas and grains. Fresh vegetables may take nearly as much energy to digest as they deliver, but provide the freshest nutrients. ...Read more

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I decided to become a vegetarian, any tips?

I decided to become a vegetarian, any tips?

Be informed: The moral benefits are obvious; anyone who's aware of the realities of today's factory farming will see this. A huge british study am j clin nutr in 2009 showed no measurable difference in any major health measure between vegs and omnivores; ped clin na 2009 showcased how easy it is to make your children sick on a vegetarian diet if you do not know exactly what you're doing. Your doctor can guide. ...Read more