The Health Impact of a Vegetarian Diet

What is a Vegetarian Diet?

A vegetarian diet consists mostly of plants. Most vegetarian diets fall into these three groups: vegan diet (no animal products or meat), lacto vegetarian diet (plant foods and dairy products) and lacto-ovo vegetarian diet (includes both dairy products and eggs). Here’s a list of health effects of a vegetarian diet.

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March 7, 2014

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July 1, 2014