What is a Vegetarian?

 
Definitions

A vegetarian is someone living on a diet of grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with or without the use of dairy products and eggs.

A vegetarian does not eat any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or crustacea, or slaughter by-products.

Types of Vegetarianism

Lacto-ovo-vegetarian Eats both dairy products and (free-range) eggs.

Lacto-vegetarian Eats dairy products but not eggs.

Vegan Does not eat dairy products, eggs, honey or any other animal product.

As a new or experienced vegetarian or vegan, you may have come to your lifestyle choice for various reasons. We can support you with information both about the nutritional aspects of being vegetarian and about ethical aspects too. At our gatherings and in our magazine Vegetarian Living, you will find articles and discussions about the impact our diet has on the environment, how real compassion for animals is enacted, and health.

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