January 2004
Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p962
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A definition of the term "vegetarian" is presented. There are different levels of vegetarianism. Ovolacto vegetarians avoid meat and fish, but eat eggs and milk. Lacto-vegetarians only consume milk, but no eggs. Vegans or strict vegetarians eat no animal-derived products whatsoever, some even excluding honey from their diets.


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