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Need to know is vegetarian the healthiest diet?

Need to know is vegetarian the healthiest diet?

Healthy: Vegetarianism is not only a very healthy diet, but it can help with any moral dilemmas that one may have from eating meat. There are many other healthy lifestyle eating habits out there as well, it would be impossible to crown one as the "healthiest". Ask yourself, what matters most to you when it comes to food? ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Which is a healthier diet: pescetarian or vegetarian? Why?

Which is a healthier diet: pescetarian or vegetarian? Why?

Your choice: The most recent big studies show no differences between vegetarians and omnivores in any category of disease or in longevity when we control for other factors. Vegetarians can claim the moral high ground citing the cruelty of factory farming but a fish-eater can do so as well. Protein's more abundant, and your physician can advise on supplementing for either diet. ...Read more

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What are some tips on how to make sure that my diet is healthy and balanced, especially since I am a vegetarian?

What are some tips on how to make sure that my diet is healthy and balanced, especially since I am a vegetarian?

See a nutritionist: Ask your primary doctor for a referral to a nutritionist to ensure that you are getting adequate calories, protein in your diet and nutrients. ...Read more

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I m a vegetarian nd my weight is only 39kg so can u please tell me that what should I add in my diet for weight gainig.?

I m a vegetarian nd my weight is only 39kg so can u please tell me that what should I add in my diet for weight gainig.?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, nonfat milk, tofu, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews, . ... ...Read more

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Will at least like to lose about maybe 50 lbs in about 4 or 5 months. I'm a vegetarian and I'm wondering if there is a diet for me?

Will at least like to lose about maybe 50 lbs in about 4 or 5 months. I'm a vegetarian and I'm wondering if there is a diet for me?

Get help: This is an extremely ambitious and laudable goal for you. You need to talk with your personal physician. I hope that you supplement as a vegetarian -- otherwise your marginal B12, iron, calcium, iodine, protein, etc. Status will become even more acute as you cut back the calories. The key will be an return to an exercise-focused lifestyle. For that, perhaps you'll consider a more varied diet. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight. The problem is that I eat 3 times a day and am a vegetarian. Please suggest some things I shall include in my diet.

I want to gain weight. The problem is that I eat 3 times a day and am a vegetarian. Please suggest some things I shall include in my diet.

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, nonfat milk, tofu, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews, . ... ...Read more

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I am 19 male. My weight is around 43kg. I want to increase my wieight. Suggest me a proper diet n give me few tips n m vegetarian. I will be thankfull.

I am 19 male. My weight is around 43kg. I want to increase my wieight. Suggest me a proper diet n give me few tips n m vegetarian. I will be thankfull.

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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Please suggest a vegetarian diet?

Please suggest a vegetarian diet?

Eliminate meat: How strict do you want. For instance a vegan diet eliminates all products derived from animals such as eggs, cheese, milk, etc. Ordinary vegetarian eliminates only meat and direct meat products. There are many cookbooks in any bookstore on good recipes, and you can google "vegetarian diet" on the internet for helpful suggestions. ...Read more

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Could vegetarian diet affect your mood?

Could vegetarian diet affect your mood?

Mood in Vegetarians: An Article in Nutrition Journal of 2010- Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states: a cross-sectional study in Seventh Day Adventist adults- The vegetarians in our survey reported significantly less negative emotion than the omnivores as measured by mood scales. Higher intake of total polyunsaturated fat and high circulating concentrations of antioxidants may explain mood profile ...Read more

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How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

Supplement: You will need to supplement. Get guidance on obtaining sufficient b12, iodine, vitamin d, iron, and the others from an informed, sympathetic physician. You'll also need to get plenty of protein and to remember that the nutritional value of something isn't guaranteed just because it's "for vegetarians." maintain a healthy lifestyle and compliance with evidence-based guidance by your physician. ...Read more

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Can anyone put a vegetarian diet chart for me?

Can anyone put a vegetarian diet chart for me?

Diet: Goggle the "china study", listen to the various lectures and purchase the book of the same name. Very informative and well researched, addressing the benefits of a plant based diet. Best. ...Read more

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Who can I contact to plan out a vegetarian diet?

Who can I contact to plan out a vegetarian diet?

Registered Dietitian: Look for local registered dietitians that can help you put together the healthiest meal plan. Please bare in mind that a vegetarian diet excludes vitamin B12 so you will need to get that from other sources. I recommend you consume wild fish like salmon if you are not completely opposed to fish. Otherwise, you will need to take a B12 supplement. ...Read more

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Balanced vegetarian diet chart for an adult male?

Balanced vegetarian diet chart for an adult male?

VEGETARIAN DIET: Balance veggie diet consist of eating all legumes or leafy vegs. Beans, squash and other yellow veggies, carrots, etc. ...Read more

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What can I do to begin a correct vegetarian diet?

What can I do to begin a correct vegetarian diet?

Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more

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What can a poor vegetarian diet do to your health?

What can a poor vegetarian diet do to your health?

Ca, Fe, B12, Zinc: Strict vegetarians can be low in calcium, iron, vitamin b12 and zinc. If you have these problems - you can become anemic- fatigued. Low Zinc can cause brittle weak hair and intestinal problems. Low calcium can lead to poor bone development. You should see your doctor or nutritionist to assure a proper intake. ...Read more

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What should I do to gain weight with a vegetarian diet?

What should I do to gain weight with a vegetarian diet?

Eat more: There are plenty of overweight vegans. Bread and potatoes included. Discuss with a nutritionist what foods are highest in calories that you like to eat. ...Read more

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What would be a way to get stronger on a vegetarian diet?

What would be a way to get stronger on a vegetarian diet?

Protein/exercise/cal: Adequate protein in diet, a structured exercise program 4 strength, & adequate caloric in take. Join a health club, c an at-c who can tailor a program 4 ur needs & abilities. Do 1 on 1 4 a while until u feel confident u can do on ur own. A partner or going 2 semi private groups of 5-6 is very helpful. U make friends and keeps u going as scheduled like 3 days/wk. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vegetarian diet?

No meat diet: 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 animal-derived rennet and gelatin. ...Read more

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Is vegetarian diet better when preparing for half marathon?

It is not better: A good vegi diet is better then a bad meat diet and a good meat diet is better then a bad vegi diet. You have to work harder with a vegi diet to get balenced protein and some vitamins. ...Read more

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