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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vegetarian Diet (Overview)

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.


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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

Dr. Randy Baker
321 doctors shared insights

Vegetarian Diet (Overview)

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.


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Eating a Vegetarian Diet (Tip)

Eating a Vegetarian Diet

Many people assume that a vegetarian diet is low in fat. Not necessarily. Read your labels. ...See more

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Eating a Vegetarian Diet (Checklist)

Eat a variety of foods to get proper nutrition.
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If you don't eat milk or eggs, take vitamin B12 supplements
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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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Eating a Vegetarian Diet (Tip)

Eating a Vegetarian Diet

Most people lose some body fat on a vegetarian diet. ...See 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

Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

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