ovo-lacto vegetarian


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ovo-lacto vegetarian

(ō′vō-lăk′tō)
n.
See lacto-ovo vegetarian.
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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.
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)
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].