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.
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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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Specifically, the prevalence of overweight or obesity (BMI over 25) was 40 percent among omnivores, 29 percent among both semi-vegetarians and vegans0 and 25 percent among lacto-vegetarians. All three vegetarian groups had about half the risk of overweight or obesity as omnivores.
* semi-vegetarians, who eat some meat, dairy products, and eggs lacto-vegetarians, who consume milk but not meat or eggs
Additionally lacto-vegetarians can get plenty of calcium from skim milk, nonfat yogurt, and low-fat cheeses.
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.
There are also pesco-vegetarians, who supplement their diet with dairy products, eggs and fish; lacto-ovo-vegetarians, who eat eggs and dairy products, but no fish; and lacto-vegetarians, who consume dairy products, but no eggs or fish.
* Those who eat dairy products, but not eggs: lacto-vegetarians.
Lacto-vegetarians: these include dairy products in their diets, mainly as protein sources.
"We didn't study vegetarians from the West because many are lacto-vegetarians, so could have considerable calcium in their diets.
So they are basically lacto-vegetarians. But then there are people who live in the coastal region and call fish the "fruit of the ocean." They consider themselves vegetarians and include milk and fish in their diet.