Vegetarian Types, Vegan, Fruitarian, Lacto Vegetarian, Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

The word vegetarian comes from the Latin word vegetus, meaning, "whole, sound, fresh". There are many types of vegetarians all over the world.

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  1. Lacto vegetarian
    A vegetarian who eats all dairy products but no eggs.
  2. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian
    A vegetarian who eats both dairy products and eggs. This is the common type of vegetarians.
  3. Semi vegetarian
    Eats less meat than average person.
  4. Demi vegetarian
    A person who eats no or little meat but may eat fish.
  5. Vegan
    A vegetarian who does not eat any animal products. Some vegans even do not use animal products such as wool, leather shoes, belt, & jacket, honey. Some vegans do not use animal tested products such as some shampoos and cosmetics.
  6. Non dairy
    A vegetarian who does not have enough percentage of milk fat in their diet.
  7. Fruitarian
    A vegetarian who only eats foods that don't kill the plant (apples & oranges can be picked without killing plant, carrots and potatoes cannot) and consumes mainly raw fruit, grains and nuts.
  8. Pescetarian
    A vegetarian who also consumes fish.

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