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Doctor insights on: Vegetarian Vs Non Vegetarian Debate

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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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Is there advantages to a strict vegetarian diet?

Is there advantages to a strict vegetarian diet?

None: You can have a healthy mixed diet, to focus on only one group of food is not enough to meet all the requirements for our body. One needs proteins, veggies, carbs , good fats and fruits to work better. ...Read more

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What is healthier, raw vegan vs. cooked grains vegan?

What is healthier, raw vegan vs. cooked grains vegan?

Vegan Diet: Vegan Diet includes Vegetable, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds. It does not include any dairy products. Good Nutrition is necessary for having Energy to function well. Grains are complex carbs that body uses for energy. Since they digest slowly, energy is lasting instead of spiked. Both are Healthy part of Diet. Cooked grains with some olive oil and spices give more flavor and taste. ...Read more

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Is vegan healthier than vegetarian diet?

Is vegan healthier than vegetarian diet?

Yes: Vegan is always healthier than vegetarian which is healthier than omnivore (the most common) diets. You don't need any animal or dairy products in your diet after childhood. Just be sure to take B12 supplements because B12 is the only vitamin found only in animal products. As for calcium, eat plenty of leafy greens. Vitamin d - unless you live in the tundra, the sun is best. Protein --> beans. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are hula hoops bbq beef suitable for vegetarians?

I'm wondering are hula hoops bbq beef suitable for vegetarians?

Hula hoops bbq beef: I commend you for taking Vegetarian diet. It is healthy as it includes fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, and dairy. It is healthy as it includes fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, and dairy. Hula hoops bbq beef for vegetarians has Wheat Flour, Rice flour, Potatoes, dried onions and dried tomatoes Barbecue Beef Flavour Egg You make the decision ...Read more

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What is balanced indian vegetarian diet for reducing weight?

What is balanced indian vegetarian diet for reducing weight?

Indian Veg. diet: From what I have learned, it consists of; 28% vegetables. 28% cereals. 28% dairy products in form of clarified butter (ghee). 9% fruits. 6% pulses. 2% sugar. 2% fat. ...Read more

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What is healthy vs. unhealthy lifestyle?

What is healthy vs. unhealthy lifestyle?

Healthy Life style: I Commend you for your desire for Healthy Life style. Believe that Life is aGift and Cherish it. Believe that Health is Wealth! Have Attitude of Gratitude for Life Force sustaining you. Eat Balanced Diet. Daily Exercise. Do what you love,love what you do! Enjoy relationships and work. Close day's chapter before sleeping. Before sleeping,Feel Blessings of your Life. Feel good about achievements. ...Read more

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Is a vegetarian pizza considered fattening like a non vegetarian pizza?

Is a vegetarian pizza considered fattening like a non vegetarian pizza?

Prob more fattening!: While a pizza with meat toppings generally has more calories, a vegetarian pizza is likely more fattening! this is because the most fattening part of the pizza is the crust ; having meat with it slows digestion of the crust. Thus, vegetarian pizzas have a higher glycemic index than meat pizzas ; foods with high glycemic indexes are more fattening.Having protein with your veg. Pizza will help this. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits of a vegetarian diet ?

Are there health benefits of a vegetarian diet ?

Yes, but...: There are advantages to eating a diet that minimizes unhealthy saturated fats, but a vegetarian diet does not limit processed goods that contain white sugar and flour and the diet also allows frying of food and trans-fats. So the plant based aspect of the diet is healthy, but not every aspect including excluding wild fish such as salmon rich in omega-3 fatty acids. ...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 considered the common vegetarian food/ food products for the Atkins diet?

What are considered the common vegetarian food/ food products for the Atkins diet?

Any of....: Morning star farms meat substitutes (griilers-sausage, etc without excessive carbs. This canrivore likes their products! eas and atkin's shakes and protein bars ( do contain whey-so not for vegan). ...Read more

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What foods are considered safe for a starch free diet?

What foods are considered safe for a starch free diet?

Fish fruits dairy: Starch free consists of low-carbohydrate foods such as fish, cheese, eggs, fruit, vegetables, poultry, dairy and meat. This diet requires elimination of breads, flour products, potatoes, rice, pasta and other foods high in complex carbohydrates, or starches. Always look at the label to make sure starch has not been added. ...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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Is the Paleo diet suitable for Coeliacs?

Is the Paleo diet suitable for Coeliacs?

Sort of.: Coeliac is a reaction to wheat protein (gluten). Paleo diet certainly does not require gluten and has a trend away from it. Certainly a paleo diet will avoid the gluten that is hidden in very many processed foods (soy sauce, most sauces with flour thickeners, etc.) ...Read more

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What specific foods are considered a low carb diet?

What specific foods are considered a low carb diet?

Green veggies,: Barley, oats, bran, quinoa, bulfar, oatmelas, chicken, fish, well cooked meats. Consult a nutitionist ...Read more

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Former vegetarian turning paleo, any suggestions?

Former vegetarian turning paleo, any suggestions?

Couple thoughts: There are a lot of great sites on paleo but Mark's Daily Apple has some wonderful articles and the recipes are really great as well. If you want a book recommendation I would recommend Gary Taubes "Why We Get Fat" first for a great foundation. Other great reads would be Grain Brain, Wheat Belly, Primal Blueprint, Deep Nutrition. Also watch Dr. Robert Lustig's Sugar: The Bitter Truth on youtube. ...Read more

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What are good vegetarian soy meats for vegetarians that want to bulk? Thanks

What are good vegetarian soy meats for vegetarians that want to bulk? Thanks

You need more!: Soy or any plant based protein, is much less as a protein source than animal based protein, because the amino-acid composition does not miiror the Amino Acids that your muscle protein is comprised off. You need approximately 40% more of soy protein nutrtional supplements than whey protein. ...Read more