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Any eating pattern that excludes animal-derived ingredients such as meat. Use a more specific tag if the diet is known to have additional restrictions (eg. eggs, dairy, fruit, raw).

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Feasibility of a global world society in which no animal is killed by humans or machines

I was wondering, what is the feasibility of a global world society in which no animal is killed by humans or machines? Here is what I can think of: In some places it is to cold or too dry to grow ...
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What are the ratios of vegetarians across genders?

What is the percent composition of vegetarians and vegans across the genders worldwide? Which gender has the most number of vegetarians? Which gender has the most number of vegans?
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Cruelty free protein enhanced milk for cats to base their diet on

Is it possible to add vegan or vegetarian derived protein supplements to milk to give them the strength of a meat substitute suitable for cat diets. It, would be such, that the cat can base their ...
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Transforming vegan food externally for absorption by cats (and their digestive system)

This post may well be better suited for the biology or medical sciences Stack Exchange. For safety, and, also, because, there may be more dieticians on this site, if, they may be helpful (perhaps or ...
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What food dishes are available for me in French cuisine if I am vegetarian (no meat no eggs)?

I have been living in Lille for about 1.5 years. I am vegetarian (no meat no eggs). I have get bored with burgers, sandwiches, margretta pizza, falafel, fries and the food of my native country is ...
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Why do some studies show a correlation between vegetarian diets and depression?

Why is it that many studies have shown a correlation between meatless diets and depression? A study published in Journal of Affective Disorders this month (September 2022) found that participants who ...
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Are these fairtrade chocolates vegetable-product or do they contain non-veg elements?

We eat vegetables and milk. And we do NOT eat eggs, fish, meat or any animal product. Are these two chocolates made up of milk + vegetables or do they contain any non-veg elements as stated above? I'...
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Why do restaurants consider fish vegetarian?

I am in the United States, and I have walked into multiple vegetarian restaurants in the last year that have had fish in their menu. When asked they simply say that they consider it a "sea-...
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Is there a vegan or vegetarian instant noodles?

In Australia, but don't mind global suggestions. I have tried looking for some good noodles that are decent and are on the hot and spicy side of the flavour scale.
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Calcium bioavailability in traditional tofu?

As a vegan, I intend to use tofu as my main source of protein, iron and calcium. Therefore, I am concerned about bioavailability (i.e. absorption divided by intake) of iron and calcium in tofu. As far ...
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Body got skinny and gaunt; caused by not eating meat any more?

Last year I stopped eating meat (for environmental reasons): went from meat every day to one meat meal every one or two weeks (basically only when going out). And since Coronavirus started, this has ...
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Can a vegetarian diet help prevent recurrence of heart attack?

If somebody has already experienced a heart attack and recovered, can adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet help to prevent a second heart attack? If yes, is one more effective than another, or is there ...
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Are there any hazards involved in eating old vegetables?

If someone chooses to store raw animal meat in a refrigerator for consumption, it generally cannot be stored for very long before it becomes dangerous to eat. I'm not sure of the entire reason why, ...
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Which country has the highest number of vegetarians?

Which country has highest number of vegetarians? And which has the highest percentage of vegetarians?
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What is ideal food for doing alpinism (vegetarian)?

Can somebody recommend good vegetarian food which gives you on a long-term scale (one day, 1.500 hm difference in altitude, or multiple days) enough energy / calories, but does not affect your stomach ...
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Should I have blood tests if I already donate blood?

3.5 years ago I became a vegetarian, but in the mean time I have never had a blood test to check the iron value, the B12 amount, the vitamin-D amount and so on. Some people are worried that my ...
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How can I become vegetarian/vegan when I have allergies to many fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and spices?

I eat too much meat and often think about reducing it, but I seriously don't know how to replace the meat and avoid being hungry all the time. I read that veganism can help with allergies, but my ...
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Is the 2014 study saying vegetarian diet is worse than an omnivorous one, still valid?

In 2014 researchers from the Medical University of Graz published a study The Association between Eating Behavior and Various Health Parameters which concluded in the abstract: ... a vegetarian ...
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Reasons why a Vegetarian/Vegan would eat a meat-substitute food

By meat-substitute, I mean something that is intended to look or even taste like meat, without being meat, such as Quorn. Being a Vegetarian, people constantly ask me "Why would you eat something ...
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Would vegetarians eat an animal that died of natural causes?

Why would a vegetarian refuse to eat an animal that dies of a natural death (such as Kapelin, the suicide fish that throws itself upon the bays of Newfoundland two weeks of a given month of a given ...
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Protein-rich vegetarian recipes without nuts [closed]

I just recently made the transition to becoming vegetarian. I'm loving it so far and feel great, but could use some new recipes. I personally do not like nuts so finding ways to get protein in my ...
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Muscle development in adolescents

I've heard that when children are in their teens, in particular from fourteen onwards, it is important for them to develop their muscular system. An important part of this aspect of this development ...
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Is the cheese used in PizzaHut and at Dominos in Malaysia vegetarian?

Both of these big food chains provide vegetarian pizzas in most of the country, but is the cheese used in their pizza free from animal enzyme?
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Are there any famous world leaders (politics, religion) who are vegan/vegetarian?

Who are famous world leaders (politics, religion) who live on a vegan/vegetarian diet? (Define famous: presidents, vice presidents, religious heads)
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How I can I convince my (Moroccan) family it's OK to go vegetarian?

This year I discovered vegetarianism (and I did some research about it), and I REALLY want to be vegetarian, but I am struggling: More than 90% of my country does not know this notion. Google Trends ...
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Tips on staying healthy as a vegan who travels a lot?

Traveling with any kind of specific dietary habits can be tough, but vegan/pescetarian travel can be extremely difficult. In the last 5 years, I've been travelling a lot for my job. It can take me ...
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Which places have a majority of vegetarians?

It is often heard that vegetarian movements are on the rise recently. Is there any place or country in the world, where the vegetarians are in the majority at present?
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How much is a person's greenhouse gas footprint reduced by eating vegetarian?

Animal agriculture has been identified as playing a large role in climate change. I am interested in how much of a difference someone can make through diet changes. How much is the average North ...
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Are there any countries where the percentage of people who are vegetarian has significantly increased in recent years?

Looking at this list, I see that the vegetarianism percentage within the general population varies a lot from country to country. My country (Romania) does not even appear in this list, and I could ...
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What are the top causes of death for vegetarians?

For the entire population this is an easy statistic to look up and can be used to react to the risks of say, heart attack (common), versus ebola (rare). The hypothesis is that vegetarians are less ...
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Are meat substitutes necessary for a vegetarian lifestyle?

I've found that many pre-made fake meat (vegetarian "burger" or "sausages") products are very expensive relative to other foods. Are these necessary for a vegetarian diet? What alternatives are used ...
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Is the human body naturally made for a vegetarian diet?

I have heard that the human body is naturally made for a vegetarian diet. Does the shape of our teeth, length of our intestines indicate a natural make towards a vegetarian diet? Are there any other ...
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Are vegetarian and vegan micronutrient needs the same as traditional diets?

Inspired from this question about macronutrients, here I propose the analogue for micronutrients: are vegetarian and vegan micronutrient needs the same as traditional diets? Does any factor in vegan ...
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Relationship between vegetarianism and global warming

It is said that going vegetarian can help reduce global warming. What research has been done to support this or against it. Also, if true, to what extent is it effective as compared to other methods ...
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Are vegetarian and vegan macronutrient needs the same as in traditional diets?

Are the recommended macronutrient ratios the same for vegetarians, vegans, and people eating meat? Does the fiber content or the nutrient density of plant foods change the recommended calorie intake ...
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Do any major religions promote or require a vegetarian diet?

Do any major religions promote or require a vegetarian diet? If so, what is the reason for this?
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What do you call an almost vegetarian diet that includes honey and insects, but excludes milk and eggs?

I'm looking for the name of a non-lacto or ovo diet, but that includes honey and insects (as the title says). What would this version of vegetarianism be called? I'm looking for a name similar to ...
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Why are a lot of beer and wines non-vegetarian?

The vast majority of beer and wines aren't vegetarian. I believe it is fish bladders that are used to make the drink clearer. What is the vegetarian alternative to this and why isn't it more widely ...
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What are the health benefits of vegetarianism?

Are there any known health benefits of being a vegetarian? Does it prevent or lower the risk of any diseases? Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat.
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Is it safe to feed children a vegetarian diet?

Can children grow normally on a vegetarian diet? Is it safe? Or are there any known risks?
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