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omnivore

(ŏm′nə-vôr′)
n.
An omnivorous animal: "Humans are quintessential omnivores" (Paul Rozin).

omnivore

an organism feeding on both animals and plants. For example, humans have teeth adapted to chewing both types of material. See also CARNIVORE.
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The Internet usages for leisure, social interaction, and improvement motivation achievement of this group were in the middle between leisure-seeking omnivores and passive selective users.
I find four distinct groups of participation which I label highbrow omnivores, selective omnivores, univores, and inactive people.
Advantages: With great care and moderation an omnivore can easily get every vitamin and mineral their body needs.
Root (1973) noted that systems providing appropriate conditions (food and shelter) tend to have greater abundance of arthropod predators and omnivores, and therefore greater potential for biological control of herbivores.
Several studies have reported significantly higher level of homocysteine in vegetarians than those in omnivores.9-11 Recently a systematic review reported considerably higher mean values of homocysteine and lower levels of vitamin B12 in vegetarians compared to omnivores.
After the first two months, the vegans and vegetarians lost about five percent of their total body weight, and the omnivores lost about two percent of their body weight.
The study tested the carnitine and TMAO levels of omnivores, vegans and vegetarians, and examined the clinical data of 2,595 patients undergoing elective cardiac evaluations.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The objective of the study was to collect data on dietary fat intake of omnivores, vegetarians, vegans and semi-omnivores as well as its impact on n-3 and n-6 fatty acids in long-term markers such as sphingolipids, phosphatidylcholine (PC), phosphatidylserine (PS), phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) as well as the calculated sphingo-and phospholipids (SPL) of erythrocytes.
Vegetarians and omnivores alike can admit that the topic of eating meat is complex, often spurring discussions about the environmental, societal and moral impacts of a meat-based diet.
The difference is that carnivores - categorized as species for which at least 20 per cent of the energy content of their diet comes from meat - reach this point earlier than herbivores or omnivores due to their higher quality diet.
tabitha You could say it is a little hypocritical to object to an abattoir when I suspect the majority of these protestors are omnivores. We need more small local abattoirs instead of animals travelling hundreds of miles to processing facilities.
QWhy Sandra, Walsall A Dogs are omnivores, meaning that they eat both meat and plants.