lactovegetarian


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lactovegetarian

 [lak″to-vej″ĕ-tar´e-an]
1. a person who excludes from the diet all animal flesh (meats and fish), but will eat foods of vegetable origin as well as milk and milk products.
2. pertaining to such a diet.

lac·to·veg·e·tar·i·an

(lak'tō-vej'ĕ-tār'ē-ăn),
1. One who lives on a mixed diet of milk and milk products, eggs, and vegetables, but eschews meat.
2. A vegetarian who consumes milk and dairy products but not eggs or meats or seafood.

lactovegetarian

/lac·to·veg·e·tar·i·an/ (-vej″ĕ-tar´e-an)
1. one who practices lactovegetarianism.
2. pertaining to lactovegetarianism.

lactovegetarian

[-vej′əter′ē·ən]
one whose diet consists of milk and milk products (lacto) in addition to foods of vegetable origin but does not include eggs, meat, fish, or poultry.

lac·to·veg·e·tar·i·an

(laktō-vej-ĕ-tarē-ăn)
One whose diet contains only vegetables and dairy products.
See also: vegetarian, vegan

lac·to·veg·e·tar·i·an

(laktō-vej-ĕ-tarē-ăn)
One who lives on a mixed diet of milk and milk products, eggs, and vegetables, but avoids meat or seafood.
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Lactovegetarians cut out meat, poultry, fish and eggs, but they use dairy products.
More than this, there was a small Asian population of circa 15,000 living in Scotland, who were mostly from India and were lactovegetarians who did not experience the same high rate of cancer.
5) Vegans are perceived to be at greater risk than the general public, including lactovegetarians, because plant-based diets are generally relatively low in iodine.
For lactovegetarians, milk is a very important source of vitamin [B.
For starters, although most vegetarians avoid all meat, fish and poultry, individual vegetarian styles can vary, resulting in the three main groups of vegetarians: Vegans, or strict vegetarians who avoid eating all animal products; Lactovegetarians who eat milk, cheese, and yogurt, but avoid eggs and foods containing eggs; and Lacto-ovo vegetarians who eat milk, cheese, yogurt, and eggs.
After adjusting for age and other factors, vegans had a 65 percent lower risk of obesity than did omnivores, while lactovegetarians had a 46 percent lower risk and semi-vegetarians a 48 percent lower risk.