ovo-lacto vegetarian


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ovo-lacto vegetarian

(ō′vō-lăk′tō)
n.
See lacto-ovo vegetarian.
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"Long-term ovo-lacto vegetarian diet impairs vitamin B-12 status in pregnant women." Journal of Nutrition, 2004; 134:3319-3326.
This prospective cohort study enrolled 109 pregnant women, who were divided into three groups: women who were ovo-lacto vegetarians (vegetarians that consume eggs and dairy products) for at least three years, women who followed a plant-based diet but consumed minimal animal products, and a control group which consisted of women that followed an average Western diet.
Because of the existing divisions of the vegetarian diet--strict vegetarians, ovo-lacto vegetarians, ovo vegetarians and lacto vegetarians--some differences must be taken into account, since the motivations may vary according to each orientation.
Vegetarians who avoid meat but eat animal products such as dairy and eggs are Ovo-lacto vegetarians (ovo is eggs and lacto is milk, cheese, yogurt)
(I fall into this category.) Then there are the ovo-lacto vegetarians, who exclude meat but include dairy products and eggs in their diet.
A study at the University of Massachusetts showed that vegans [vegetarians who eat no dairy or eggs] have lower cardiovascular risk than ovo-lacto vegetarians [who eat dairy and eggs].
Insulin sensitivity in Chinese ovo-lacto vegetarians compared with omnivores.