What is the definition of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food?
I've been a lacto-vegetarian for several years, so surely I'm qualified to answer this question.
Vegetarian food is completely free of all meat, fish, poultry, and other animal products. This includes chicken broth and foods cooked with meat.
Ovo-vegetarians allow eggs in their diet but no dairy products, while lacto-vegetarians allow dairy products, but no eggs. Lacto-ovo-vegetarians allow dairy and eggs.
Many vegetarians also do not include gelatin in their diets, as it is frequently of animal origin.
You do not eat any type of meat. I eat alot of salad
That is the good question! You have double amount of potassium in your body than you have sodium. This is so number of atom wise. Weight for weight the potassium is much heavier than sodium. But you do not add potassium ion in your diet like the sodium ion. Still you do not get the deficiency of the potassium. The reason is simple. Every single cell contains the potassium ion. So whenever you eat any…
Beef is prohibited in Hinduism. Though Brahmins are completely forbidden from eating non-vegetarian food, people from different Hindu castes eat non-vegetarian food. It is not compulsory for a Muslim to eat non-vegetarian food. One can be a pure Vegetarian and a true follower of Islam. However, eating pork is prohibited in Islam.
How do I explain to my 'vegetarian' friend that chicken is not vegetarian because she says it is and eats it?
There are no bad side effects that will happen just because a food or meal is non-vegetarian. For an individual who has been vegetarian a long time, eating a non-vegetarian meal may cause some stomach discomfort as their body is not used to that particular food or having to digest that particular food in a long time.