ORGANIC &VEGETARINISM. Adriana Lenis Lozada. Types of vegetarians. Lacto- ovo vegetarians – people who avoid meat and seafood, but include dairy foods (such as milk and eggs) and plant foods.
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Adriana Lenis Lozada
Types of vegetarians
Lacto-ovo vegetarians – people who avoid meat and seafood, but include dairy foods (such as milk and eggs) and plant foods.
Lacto-vegetarians – people who avoid meat, seafood and eggs but include dairy foods and plant foods.
Vegans – people who consume only plant foods.
Coronary artery disease
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Some types of cancer
Mineral deficiencies: iron, zinc, calcium, iodine
Lack of Vitamin B12
Lack of Vitamin D
VITAMINS & MINERALS
Organic production is based on a system of farming that maintains and replenishes soil fertility without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers.
Advantages of Organic Food
Organic farms ban artificial pesticides.
No hydrogenated fats, artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners, preservatives
Genetically modified – GM – food isn't used in organic products
Organic farming helps the environment
Disadvantages of Organic Food
Food production is not productive
Food has shorter shelf life
Food is expensive
Time consuming for farmers