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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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Organic vegetarinism

ORGANIC &VEGETARINISM

Adriana Lenis Lozada


Types of vegetarians

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.


Health benefits

Health Benefits

Reduced risk:

Obesity

Coronary artery disease

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Diabetes

Some types of cancer

Degenerative diseases


Health disadvantages

Health Disadvantages

Protein deficiency

Mineral deficiencies: iron, zinc, calcium, iodine

Lack of Vitamin B12

Lack of Vitamin D


Fluoride

IODINE

IRON

ZINC

CALCIUM

CHROMIUM

VITAMINS & MINERALS

CHLORIDE

COPPER

MAGNESIUM

SODIUM

FLUORIDE

PHOSPHOROUS

POTASSIUM


Organic food

Organic Food

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

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

Disadvantages of Organic Food

Food production is not productive

Food has shorter shelf life

Food is expensive

Time consuming for farmers


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