The case studies involved an ovolactovegetarian
with hyponatremia because of a low intake of solute, which limited the patient's ability to excrete water (9), and a recent case of crash-diet potomania in a patient who had a low-calorie diet and consumed 6 L of water per day.
Strict vegetarian diets contain less than 10 percent as much carnitine as typical omnivorous diets of the developed nations, and ovolactovegetarian
diets contain about 20 percent as much.
There was practically no difference between the bones of meat-eatersand ovolactovegetarians
, which excluded meat and seafood but ate eggs and dairy products, Health News reported.