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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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What is the definition or description of: vegetarian diet?

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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Dr. Randy Baker
320 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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Is vegetarian diet better when preparing for half marathon?

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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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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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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What are the disadvantages and advantages to a vegetarian diet?

What are the disadvantages and advantages to a vegetarian diet?

A vegetarian diet: Is healthy. For more information, check out drmcdougall.Com and nutritionfacts.Org. Both cite lots of research on the benefits of a plant-based diet. Nutritionfacts.Org includes information on the effects of diet on numerous health issues. I don't know of any disadvantages to a vegetarian diet other than having to ignore food commercials on tv and look harder for suitable restaurants. ...Read more

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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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How to lose 20kg weight in 1 month with vegetarian diet only?

How to lose 20kg weight in 1 month with vegetarian diet only?

Don't do it.: 20kg (44 pounds) of weight is way too much to lose in one month. Healthy weight loss is generally achieved at a rate of one to two pounds weekly, which would equal up to eight pounds monthly (less than 4kg monthly). Be patient and be successful and healthy. ...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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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more