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).
Other diets under the vegetarian umbrella include lacto-vegetarian
(dairy products - except eggs - and plant-based foods); lacto-ovo vegetarian (dairy products and plant-based foods); flexitarians, or semi-vegetarians (mostly plant-based foods, but meat, fish and poultry on occasion); and pescatarian (plant-based foods and fish).
- eat dairy products but not eggs.
This segment forms the largest segment of vegetarians in the UK - Lacto-vegetarians
- consumers who eat dairy products, but not eggs - Vegan - vegetarians who neither consume eggs nor dairy products Technavio's analysts forecast the meat-free and RTE market in the UK to grow at a CAGR of 5.
They looked at the body mass index (BMI) of semi-vegetarians (who eat some meat, dairy, and eggs), lacto-vegetarians
(who consume milk but not meat or eggs), vegans (who consume no animal products), and omnivores (who eat all foods).
semi-vegetarians, who eat some meat, dairy products, and eggs lacto-vegetarians
, who consume milk but not meat or eggs
can get plenty of calcium from skim milk, nonfat yogurt, and low-fat cheeses.
, eggs are excluded and for vegans, all foods of animal origin, including milk and milk products, are cut out.
Those who eat dairy products, but not eggs: lacto-vegetarians
My family and I are lacto-vegetarians
and by checking packets to avoid animal ingredients, we also avoid eating a lot of E numbers and chemicals that are in processed foods.
We didn't study vegetarians from the West because many are lacto-vegetarians
, so could have considerable calcium in their diets.
do not eat eggs, but do eat dairy products.