VEGETARIANISM - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

About This Presentation
Title:

VEGETARIANISM

Description:

VEGETARIANISM Nutrition & Wellness Bergeleen/Cowan Vegetarianism is The practice of eating a diet that consists entirely or largely of plant sources of food. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:2357
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 12
Provided by: fcs73
Category:

less

Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: VEGETARIANISM


1
VEGETARIANISM
  • Nutrition Wellness
  • Bergeleen/Cowan

2
Vegetarianism is
  • The practice of eating a diet that consists
    entirely or largely of plant sources of food.
  • Fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds are
    the mainstays of a vegetarian diet.

3
Veggie Facts
  • Approximately 4.8 million Americans (2.5 of the
    population) in 2000 followed a vegetarian diet.
  • Aging baby boomers are taking a proactive
    approach to their health by eating more meatless
    meals according to a 2002 survey, 20-24 of
    Americans report that they eat 4 or more meatless
    meals a week.
  • Health and taste are the top reasons consumer are
    eating more meat-free meals.

4
ASSIGNMENT
  • List as many reasons as you can think of that
    individuals or families may follow a vegetarian
    diet.

5
Reasons why people follow vegetarian diet
  • Religious reasons (Seventh Day Adventists follow
    a vegetarian Day)
  • Health concerns
  • Concern for animals
  • Concern for the environment
  • Economic

6
Type of Vegetarian Diets
  • Vegetarians-
  • Will eat a variety of food combinations
    depending on what type of vegetarian they are
  • 2. Vegan-
  • Diet consists of only plant foods
  • Fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, grains
  • All animal products are omitted

7
Type of Vegetarian Diets
  • 3. Ovo-vegetarian-
  • Will eat eggs in their diet ( plant based
    foods)
  • 4. Lacto-vegetarian-
  • Eat animal protein in the form of milk, cheese,
    and dairy products. They do not eat meat, fish,
    poultry, or eggs.
  • 5. Lacto-ovo vegetarian-
  • They eat animal protein in the form of dairy
    products and eggs. However, they do not eat
    meats, fish, or poultry.

8
Vegetarianism
  • 6. Pollo-vegetarian-
  • They eat poultry but no other meat.
  • 7. Pesco-vegetarian-
  • They eat fish but no other meat
  • 8. Semi-vegetarian or partial-vegetarians-
  • They eat dairy products, eggs, poultry, and
    seafood. They eat little or no red meatbeef,
    veal, pork, and lamb.

9
Vegetarianism
  • Nutritional Concerns of Vegetarianism
  • Insufficient calorie intake
  • Lack of Vitamin B12
  • Mineral deficiencies
  • Iron
  • Calcium

10
Benefits of Vegetarianism
  • May help reduce the risk of developing medical
    conditions such as
  • Obesity
  • Heat disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes

11
Vegetarianism
  • Benefits of Vegetarianism
  • May prevent some diseases
  • Total fat is less
  • No cholesterol in plant foods
  • High fiber in plants
  • Weight loss
  • Phytochemicals
  • Help fight off heart disease cancer
Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
About PowerShow.com