lacto-vegetarian


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lacto-vegetarian

A vegetarian who consumes the same food groups as vegans (vegetables, fruits, grains, beans, and nuts) and in addition consumes dairy products, but no eggs.

lactovegetarian

, lacto-vegetarian (lak″tō-vej″ĕ-ter′ē-ăn) [ lacto- + vegetarian]
1. Pert. to milk and vegetables.
2. One who lives on a diet of milk, other dairy products, and vegetables.
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11] This causative association was supported by our study, as the majority of our patients were lacto-vegetarians (80%).
Five studies focused on vegan diets, 2 on lacto-vegetarian, 10 on lacto-ovo-vegetarian diets and 15 on mixed types (vegan, lacto, lacto-ovo, pesco and/or semi-vegetarian).
As a lacto-vegetarian, I love to cook Thanksgiving dinner, but it has never been one of my favorite meals to eat.
The lacto-vegetarian differs in that he does not eat eggs, while the ovo-vegetarian eats eggs but no other dairy products.
The most common are the lacto-vegetarian, ovo-lacto-vegetarian, vegan and macrobiotic vegetarian diets.
In Mahayana Buddhism (a form of Buddhism practiced in Vietnam, China, and Japan), nuns follow a vegan or lacto-vegetarian diet.
Most vegetarians are lacto-ovo-vegetarian (they eat both dairy products and eggs), while some are lacto-vegetarian (they eat dairy products but not eggs).
Although many are lacto-vegetarian (made without meat, poultry, fish or eggs but with some dairy products and honey), several vegan recipes are included as well, notes Knight, who grew up in Canoga Park and is no longer a vegetarian but still consumes lots of organic vegetables purchased at farmers markets.
Furthermore, applicants for use of the EVU label must respond to several pages of detailed questions regarding their products' ingredients and must declare each food product as vegan, lacto-ovo vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, or ovo-vegetarian.
A LACTO-vegetarian eats dairy products but no eggs.
They found that their pyramid could be used to plan both vegan and lacto-vegetarian diets at several different calorie levels.
With the inclusion of dairy products, calcium intakes of lacto-vegetarians are comparable to, or higher than, those of omnivores.