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Benefits of a vegetarian diet
Types of Vegetarians
What do you feed a hospitalized vegetarian?
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Benefits of a vegetarian diet?
Vegan Diet Effective in Treating Type 2 Diabetes

Vegan Diet Increases Weight Loss and Insulin Sensitivity

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Types of Vegetarians

         Lacto-ovo vegetarian exclude animal products but include dairy and eggs
         Lacto vegetarian exclude animal products but include dairy
         Ovo vegetarian exclude animal and dairy products but include eggs
         Vegan or Total Vegetarian use only plant-based foods, may also exclude honey
         Flexitarian or Semi-vegetarian use a plant-based foods most of the time but will include animal, dairy, and egg products on occasion
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What do you feed a hospitalized vegetarian?

         Understanding vegetarian patient preferences
      www.andrews.edu/NUFS/working_with_vegetarian_clients.htm

         Foods all vegetarians will eat
      Tips for Introducing Vegetarian Food Into Institutions by Jennifer Raymond

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Resources:

        www.vegetariannutrition.net Informative Vegetarian Nutrition Website

        www.vrg.org Vegetarian Resource Group
                   Vegan in Volume

                   by Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD

                 
Vegan Menu for People with Diabetes
                   by Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD

         www.pcrm.org Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
          or NutritionMD www.nutritionmd.org the professional website from PCRM
         
                    Today's Dietitian www.todaysdietitian.com
          The Virtues of Vegan Nutrition and the Risks by Dina Aronson, MS RD LDN Vol. 8, No. 2, P. 46
         
Alternatives for the Health-Conscious Vegan by Dina Aronson, MS RD LND Vol. 9, No. 2 P.40

          The Vegetarian Diet for Kidney Disease Treatment: Preserving Kidney Function With Plant Based Eating
          by Joan Brookhyser, RD, CSR, CD (available through Amazon.com)
           
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