One who holds that vegetables and fruits are the only proper food for man. Strict vegetarians eat no meat, eggs, or milk, and are sometimes referred tro as vegans.
Of or pertaining to vegetarianism; as, a vegetarian diet.
veh-juh-TEHR-ee-uhn] Very simply, a vegetarian is one who eschews the consumption of meat or other animal foods. However, vegetarianism, which has been practiced since ancient times, is certainly not one-faceted. The wide-ranging custom of vegetarianism may be based on a variety of personal principles including religious (certain Hindu and Buddhist sects), ethical (cruelty to animals and more efficient use of world food resources), nutritional (the healthy benefits of reducing fat and cholesterol) and economic (nonmeat products are, on the average, less expensive).
Eating only plants (see herbivore).
A product that does not contain meat. Types of vegetarianism include: lacto-ovo vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, and vegan.
individual that eats no food of animal origin.
A term used to refer to sneakers that contain no animal products. Here are some pointers: Chucks are vegetarian, always have been, and probably always will be. Ask the specific manufacturers at their customer service numbers, or check their Web sites. There is enough interest in this subject that it is available on request. Use an Internet search engine to look for a "Vegetarian FAQ." The FAQ maintainers frequently update this information. Among the great ironies of the athletic shoe industry: Nike introduced a shoe called the Air Carnivore. Of course, it was vegetarian.
A person who does not eat meat or poultry and sometimes fish but may eat cheese, milk and eggs in their diet.
People who never eat meat, fish or poultry but will eat dairy.
eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products
a person that avoids all meat
a person who abstains from eating all animals, preferring a plant-based diet
a person, who avoids eating foods from animal sources
a person who does not consume animal flesh foods, including meat, poultry and fish
a person who does not eat animal flesh
a person who does not eat any food which is obtained by killing animals
a person who does not eat meat, fish and poultry
a person who does not eat meat, fish, or fowl or products containing these foods
a person who does not eat meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish, crustaceans or anything made or prepared with a meat or fish stock, gelatin or animal fat
a person who does not eat some or any foods of animal origin
a person who doesn't eat any meat or wear any animal products
a person who eats fruits, nuts, grains, and vegetables and avoids any product that is a derivative of animals
a person who eats no meat
a person who only eats side dishes
a person who won't eat anything that can have children
Foods derived from plant sources, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes and nuts. May contain some animal protein, usually using egg or dairy products as ingredients.
A vegetarian diet is one which excludes animal flesh but may include eggs and dairy products.
A person who excludes some or all animal food products from his diet. Lacto-ovo vegetarians eat eggs and dairy but no meat; lacto-vegetarians eat dairy but no eggs or meat; vegans eat no animal products at all.
There are several categories of vegetarians, all of whom avoid meat and/or animal products. The vegan or total vegetarian diet includes only foods from plants: fruits, vegetables, legumes (dried beans and peas), grains, seeds, and nuts. The lactovegetarian diet includes plant foods plus cheese and other dairy products. The ovo-lactovegetarian (or lacto-ovovege-tarian) diet also includes eggs. Semi-vegetarians do not eat red meat but include chicken and fish with plant foods, dairy products, and eggs.
No meat diet, where followers do not eat animal based products or products that are derived from animals.
Someone who eats no meat. Recent years have seen subcategories, including lacto-ovo-vegetarians, who eat eggs and dairy foods, flexitarians, who eat meat sparingly, and vegans, who eat and wear nothing but plant materials.
A vegetarian diet excludes meats, such as beef, turkey, and pork, but includes dairy products.
Someone who doesn't eat meat. Some vegetarians limit or don't eat other animal foods as well.
a product is classified as vegetarian if it carries an on-pack claim stating that it is suitable for vegetarians/vegans, or that it is made entirely from vegetarian ingredients. Products which are naturally suitable for vegetarians are not included, unless they make a specific claim to that effect.
According to the Vegetarian Resource Group, less than 1 percent of Americans are true vegetarians. Such people never eat meat, fish or poultry, although they may eat foods derived from animals such as dairy products and eggs (lacto-ovo vegetarians). There are even fewer vegans, strict vegetarians who avoid all animal-derived foods -- even honey.
animals that only eat plants
one whose food is of vegetable or plant origin
A person who eats mainly vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains but may include eggs, cheese and other dairy products. Does not eat any flesh from animals or sea creatures.
Discussion of various forms of meatless diet.
One who eats only fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and sometimes eggs or dairy products.
The theory or practice of living on a diet made up of vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts. Strict vegetarians eat no meat, fish, eggs or milk. See Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian
A diet that excludes meat. A meatless diet that includes dairy products and some poultry and fish is called semi vegetarian. A meatless diet that includes milk and eggs, but no fish or poultry, is called lacto-ovovegetarian; one that excludes eggs as well is called lactovegetarian. A began diet is the strictest form of vegetarian diet and excludes all animal products, including eggs and dairy
person who eats no meat or fish; may eat eggs or dairy products.
A herbivorous individual with Buddhist tendencies. One who rejects the ghoulish concept of forking animal remains down the gullet, preferring to dine upon the corpses of plants and their detachable reproductive organs (popularly known as 'fruit'). Also: Vegan A vegetarian from another planet.
one who consumes no meat, poultry, or fish