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What Is Your Eating Style?



There are so many diets out there today, there is no wonder so many people are often confused on how and what to eat. However, we want you to know that there is hope. This blog post is simple to read and will educate you on some of the diets out there. If you are looking for a change to the way you eat do a little research and go from there. Need help? Contact a Health and Wellness Coach, Nutritionist, Fitness Nutritionist Specialist to obtain a better understanding.


Vegan

A vegan diet abstains from dairy products, meat, and animal products (dairy, eggs, meat, poultry, fish, and seafood.), whereas a vegetarian diet excludes meat, poultry, fish and seafood.


Vegetarian

A vegetarian diet abstains from fish, meat, poultry, and seafood.


Lacto-ovo-vegetarian

A vegetarian diet that consist of consuming dairy products and eggs, but does not consume fish, meat, and poultry.


Lacto-vegetarian

A vegetarian diet that consists of consuming dairy, but no eggs, fish, meat, poultry, and seafood.


Ovo-vegetarian

A vegetarian diet that consists of consuming eggs, but does not consume dairy, fish, meat, poultry, and seafood.


Plant Based

A diet similar to that of a vegan but that is minimally processed. The diet consists of consuming fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts and seeds primarily. Some people on this diet may behave as a flexitarian but they abstain from processed food as much as possible.


Pescatarian

A diet that is pretty much vegetarian except for consuming fish, meat and poultry are not eaten. Fish is allowed.


Flexitarian

A diet where the person pretty much consumes a vegetarian diet with the exceptions or periods when they will eat meat and poultry, but not too often. This diet is sometimes called vegetarian inclined. Meat alternatives/ faux meat are sometimes utilized to replace real meat


Meat Eater/Omnivore

A diet that consists of meat, some vegetables and just about anything that one pleases without abstaining from much.


Paleo

A diet that aims to mimic what cavemen, gathers and hunters ate in the Paleolithic period. Whole fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts grass-fed livestock. The diet does, however, prohibits dairy, grains, legumes, salt, refined sugar, and all processed foods.


Raw Food

A raw food diet consists of consuming foods that are not cooked more than 118F degrees. The diet consists of consuming natural unprocessed, uncooked foods. Fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds are high on the intake list for this diet.



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