Does the vegetarian diet work?
Yes. Vegetarians live longer.
Yes, it's healthy to follow the Zone diet if you are a vegetarian. The inventor of the Zone diet, Dr. Sears, says that vegetarians do not have to give up the the vegetarian lifestyle to follow the Zone diet, and that infact the Zone diet can improve vegetarian's health by providing more of the vital protein everyone needs to have a health and nutritionally balanced diet.
In general, yes. However one can eat an unhealthy vegetarian diet and one can eat a healthy diet that includes meat. The important thing is to have a balanced diet, whether or not you are a vegetarian. A vegetarian diet can help reduce your chances of circulatory system diseases, cancer, and as recent research shows--diabetes. Studies show that vegetarians live longer than meat eaters in general.
If you have been a vegetarian for a long time and know what you should be eating then maintaining this diet through pregnancy is fine. If however you usually eat meat and have decided that a vegetarian diet is healthier then don't do it as you will not know how to eat healthily in terms of protein etc.
There are many advantages to vegetarian foods: It does not require the death of another living creature. It is more environmentally conscious. It is healthier. People who have cancer are often put on vegetarian diets. A vegetarian diet, done correctly, results in better complexion. Some studies show that a vegetarian diet promotes maximum physical endurance. Vegetarian food doesn't spoil as quickly as foods containing meat and meat byproducts. It is a less expensive lifestyle than…
By definition, a vegetarian does not eat meat, so they are not a vegetarian, but an omnivore (eats both plants and meat). They are likely an omnivore that bases their diet heavily on vegetation and only eats meat as a supplement, but the fact that meat is a part of their diet means that they are not a vegetarian.
That's all down to how much effort you take in managing your diet. Getting all your nutritional needs from a vegatarian diet takes a bit more knowledge, and often some supplements, so it's a bit harder than staying on a mixed diet. A good vegetarian diet can certainly be healthy, and a poorly managed vegetarian diet can be unhealthy. Just as a good mixed diet can also be healthy and a poor mixed diet can…