Vegetarianism is a choice to exclude all animal flesh (beef, pork, lamb, poultry, fish and seafood) from one's diet. Vegetarians may consume eggs and dairy products; those who do not are termed vegans (/'vee-gn/).
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Ask the Dietitian
Ask Joanne Larsen, Registered Dietitian and nutrition counselor, about transition - it's more than eating fruits and vegetables.
Vegetarian Diet: How to Get the Best Nutrition
A diet planning guide including a food pyramid, information on meat alternatives and how to avoid potential nutrient deficiencies.
Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
Resources include fact sheets, a newsletter, and research updates.
Wikipedia: Vegetarian Nutrition
An encyclopedia article on the benefits of a vegetarian diet and potential nutrient deficiencies.
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