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Questions tagged [lacto-ovo-vegetarianism]

A type of vegetarianism that excludes meat and fish but allows consumption of eggs (ovo) and dairy products (lacto)

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Vegetarian Mini-Pill (Progestin Only Birth Control)

Does anyone know if any of the "mini pill" brands of progestin-only birth control are vegetarian? I need progestin only options for medical reasons (options which contain estrogen are not options due ...
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Is it healthy for vegetarians to follow a ketogenic diet?

Since a vegetarian ketogenic diet is limited to dairy, eggs, nuts, seeds, vegetables, some low carb fruits, and nutrition supplements, it is quite difficult to follow. Has anyone survived a vegetarian ...
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What meat substitutes can be used in donairs?

Donairs were a favourite of mine before I went vegetarian, and I haven't been able to figure out what I could use as a meat substitute in it. There are a lot of options, but I just don't have the ...
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German potato salad tofurkey bacon usage?

I’m mostly curious about this. Is it possible to use tofurkey bacon on place of regular bacon in German potato salad? If not could you please give me a good vegetarian version of German potato salad ...
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Does a live animal tracking system for vegetarian products exist?

I am thinking of a label system on cheese and egg found in supermarkets whereby you can use your phone camera to scan a bar code on those products. It would take you to a live supervision camera ...
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Are there any “Vegetarian fish” products?

How hard would it be to develop Quorn fish? How far are we from developing a vegetarian version of fish. I was thinking of factory synthetization of fish nutrients, which would then be integrated into ...
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Could a vegetarian diet indirectly cause vitamin C deficiency?

Obvious answer is no but... I quickly see a difference when I don't get much fruit (or fruit-juice) for a few weeks, my gums start bleeding more easily and get a bit painful - known consequences of a ...
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Are there any farms that sell “cruelty-free” eggs (i.e. that don't slaughter older hens)?

Eggs maybe considered vegetarian by many since most eggs are unfertilized and do not result in the death of any animals. However, egg farms are usually not cruelty-free since when hens get too old to ...
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How non-vegetarian is non-vegetarian cheese?

Most cheeses, at least from e.g France, seem to use animals rennet to make the cheese. This comes from a killed animal, so it's not vegetarian. My question is, how much actually goes into cheese? Is ...
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How should one adapt a vegetarian diet after breaking a bone?

I was wondering how one should adapt one's diet to optimize bone reconstruction efficiency. Popular knowledge tends to highlight the need for calcium, but I'd like to know if there are any scientific ...
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Vegetarian diet during pregnancy

I want to know whether it is safe to follow a vegetarian diet (with no meat or fish) during pregnancy. Will there be any disadvantages to my baby (nervous system and brain, for example) because of ...
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Which South American countries are the most vegetarian-friendly? [closed]

I have heard that a lot of South America is very meat-centric in their attitudes. For example, this site talks a bit about it. As it mentions, I'd be totally willing to cook at home while there, but I'...
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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

My recipe for Macaroni Cheese (or Mac and Cheese) requires some parmesan, but parmesan isn't vegetarian as it uses Rennet. Are there any Vegetarian or Vegan "free from" parmesan substitutes in the UK ...
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Vegetarian foods in Japanese culture?

I'm a strict vegetarian travelling to Asia (mostly Japan). Which traditional Japanese foods are safe to eat vegetarian or easy to substitute to be so? What are common non-vegetarian ingredients to ...
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How to avoid being part of the slaughter of cockerels on the free-range egg farms?

Most of the eggs that are consumed are infertile. However would eating eggs from certain farms would increase kills of the male chickens (cockerels)? By killing, I mean brutally slaughtered by the use ...
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Is it cheaper to sustain a vegetarian diet? [closed]

In my country (Brazil) it is quite more expensive to buy a kg of any kind of meat compared to most of vegetables and fruits. Considering that and assuming it's true in most countries, is it safe to ...
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How to tell if eggs are fertilized or not?

There are some Hindus who believe that an egg only becomes a living being, and thus forbidden to eat, if it's been fertilized. So my question is, how can you tell if an egg is fertilized or not? ...
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Can those who eat insects be considered vegetarians?

If one eats insects as part of their diet, can it be considered vegetarian?
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Does vegetarianism impact life expectancy?

Does vegetarianism affect life expectancy? Is an average vegetarian supposed to live longer just because of their diet?
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What are the highest protein sources for vegetarians/vegans?

One of the most frequent questions I am asked as a 30+ year vegetarian is where do you get your protein? There seems to be a belief that the only source of protein is meat. What are the highest ...
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Is it healthy to be a vegetarian? [closed]

Considering the human evolution and the diet of our ancestors, are humans biologically able to become a vegeterian and remain healthy?
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What are the key differences between lacto-ovo and pesco vegetarians?

What are the main differences between lacto-ovo and pesco vegetarians? As non-vegetarian, these terms are confusing for me, and Wikipedia isn't clarifying the main differences between them.