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It is high in iron and depending on the coagulant used in manufacturing, may also be high in calcium or magnesium. Etymology[edit] The English word "tofu" comes from the Japanese tōfu (豆腐), which itself derives from the Chinese dòufu (豆腐 or 荳腐) from "bean" (豆) plus "curdled" or "fermented" (腐).[11][12][13] The term "bean curd(s)" for tofu has been used in the United States since at least 1840. It is not frequently used, however, in the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand.[15]

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Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat – red meat, poultry, seafood and the flesh of any other animal; it may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter.[2][3][5] Vegetarianism can be adopted for different reasons. Many object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life. Such ethical motivations have been codified under various religious beliefs, along with the concept of animal rights. Pesco. Pescetarianism. Etymology[edit] Pescetarian is probably a neologism formed as a blend of the Italian word pesce ("fish") and the English word "vegetarian".[1] The Italian word is pronounced [ˈpeʃe], while the English neologism is commonly /ˌpɛskɨˈtɛəriən/, with a /sk/ sound, thus differing from pronunciations of similar terms in English and Italian.

Pescetarianism

Pesce in turn derives from the Latin piscis,[1] which has the form pisci- when it serves as a prefix, as it often does in scholarly terms (e.g. "pisciculture" /ˈpɪsɨkʌltʃər/ or "piscivore" /ˈpɪsɨvɔr/). Note that a piscivore, as a type of carnivore, eats a diet primarily of fish, whereas the neologism pescetarian refers to persons who consume plant derivatives as well as fish. A similar term is vegequarian. Pesco/pollo. Semi.

A semi-vegetarian or flexitarian[1][2] diet is one that is plant-based with the occasional inclusion of meat products.[3][4][5][6][7] In 2003, the American Dialect Society voted flexitarian as the year's most useful word and defined it as "a vegetarian who occasionally eats meat".[8] In 2012, the term was listed for the first time in the mainstream Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.[9] Difference between similar terms[edit] Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat.

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Common reasons for adopting a flexitarian diet may be health, environment (see environmental vegetarianism) or reduction of resource consumption (see economic vegetarianism), which are also arguments in favor of adopting a fully vegetarian diet. Raw foodism. Varieties of raw foodism[edit] Raw Vegan "Thanks-Giving Turkey" Raw foodism can include any diet of primarily unheated food, or food cooked at less than 40 °C (104 °F) to 46 °C (115 °F).

Raw foodism

Raw foodists can be divided between those who advocate raw veganism or vegetarianism, those who advocate a raw omnivorous diet, and those who advocate a 100% raw carnivorous diet.[2] Raw veganism[edit]

Raw Foodism

Vegans. List of vegans. Vegan Food. Fruitarianism. Fruitarianism involves the practice of following a diet that includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, without animal products or grains.[1] Fruitarianism is a subset of dietary veganism.

Fruitarianism

Fruitarianism may be adopted for different reasons, including: ethical, religious, political, medical, environmental, cultural, aesthetic, economic, and health reasons. There are many varieties of the diet. Ovo-lacto. Etymology[edit] The terminology stems from the Latin lac meaning "milk" (as in 'lactation'), ovum meaning "egg", and the English term vegetarian (see Etymology of vegetarianism for the etymology of "vegetarian"), so as giving the definition of a vegetarian diet containing milk and eggs.

Ovo-lacto

Diet[edit] Lacto. The greatest proportion of vegetarians, such as those in India or those in the area of the classical Mediterranean such as the Pythagoreans, are or were lacto-vegetarian.[2] Religion[edit] Lacto-vegetarian diets are popular with many followers of the Eastern religious traditions such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism.

Lacto

The cores of their beliefs are behind a lacto-vegetarian diet is the law of ahimsa, or non-violence.[3] According to the Vedas, (Hindu holy scriptures), all living beings are equally valued.[4][5] Also, Hindus believe that one's personality is affected by the kind of food one consumes, and eating flesh is considered bad for one's spiritual/mental well-being. It takes many more vegetables or plants to produce an equal amount of meat,[6] many more lives are destroyed, and in this way more suffering is caused when meat is consumed.[7] In the case of Jainism, the vegetarian standards are even more strict. Ovo. Motivations[edit] Some vegetarians are lactose intolerant, and are unable to consume milk or other dairy products.

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Carbon emissions associated with keeping hens are less than those associated with cattle, a factor significant to those practicing environmental vegetarianism. [citation needed]