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What are the sources of vitamin D3 for ovo-lacto vegetarians?

What are the sources of vitamin D3 for ovo-lacto vegetarians?

Sun, supplements: In spring ; summer one can get adequate d by spending time in the mid-day sun but in most of the us it's impossible to get any d from sun in the fall ; winter. Few foods besides some fish contain much vit d. People need 5-8000 iu/day of d3 in winter months for optimal levels. Most d3 is derived from sheep's wool- the sheep are not harmed but those who believe this is cruel can find d3 from lichen. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

It is a diet where the person does not eat meat (red meat, poultry, fish, etc.). It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as ...Read more


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I'm an ovo-lacto vegetarian.Can u please teach me some tips that may be useful 4 me?

I'm an ovo-lacto vegetarian.Can u please teach me some tips that may be useful 4 me?

Vitamin supplement: There are certain vitamins that you will not get in this type of diet including vitamin b12. Despite did you still need to exercise take care of yourself. Our longevity depends a lot on our genetics. Do not expected to take care of everything for you by your diet. ...Read more

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How to tell if my headaches are from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian?

How to tell if my headaches are from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian?

Lacto-ovo vegetarian: I commend you for being Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian This Vegetarian diet is healthy as it includes fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, dairy, and egg products. Headache can be due to too much salt in the diet. Medical condition, Caffine withdrawal and stressors of relationships, marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, work and finances can cause anxiety and headache See a Physician ...Read more

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I have been a lacto-ovo vegetarian for 2 years.i want to start eating meat again. should I start with fish?

I have been a lacto-ovo vegetarian for 2 years.i want to start eating meat again. should I start with fish?

Lacto-ovo vegetarian: It is good to Reflect while making major decision of your Lacto-ovo vegetarian Diet t after 2 years: Health Benefits Limitations Concerns Reflect about benefits and harm of Fish in the Diet. Salmon, Mackerel, Sardines and Bluefish have Omega-3 fatty acids. Some fish can be harmful due to high content of mercury- King Mackerel, Swordfish and canned Tuna. Then make decision for your Health. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which has been proven to be the healthiest: a low-carb, hi protein diet or a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet?

Expert opinions? Which has been proven to be the healthiest: a low-carb, hi protein diet or a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet?

Ideas vary: Different folks here will make different recommendations. Things seem to be shaking out recently in favor of the mediterranean diet, which is none-of-the-above. Especially, don't think that diet is so magic that it will make it unnecessary to exercise, otherwise live a healthy lifestyle, or ignore your personal physician's advice about your special health needs. Glad you're proactive. ...Read more

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Pls tell me capsules co-q 300 is suitable for vegetarians or not. I m waiting...........

Pls tell me capsules co-q 300 is suitable for vegetarians or not.                                                    I m waiting...........

Yes: You have to read the label because it depends on the brand but most capsules these days should be ok as long as they don't have gelatin in them. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an ovo vegatarian and a vegetarian?

What is the difference between an ovo vegatarian and a vegetarian?

Ovo = egg: The diets are the same except the ovo vegetarian- will eat eggs. Both diets are plant based, with grains, seeds, nuts and mushrooms. Both dont eat chicken, meat, turkey or fish. ...Read more

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What are some good diet products for vegetarians?

What are some good diet products for vegetarians?

No good diet product: The word good and diet product should never go together. Diet products don't generally work and they are definitely unhealthy for your body. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more