zig
0

Notifications

  • You're all caught up!

5 Things You Need to Know About a Plant-Based Diet

by
5 Things You Need to Know About a Plant-Based Diet
A large assortment of vegetarian foods sit on a white counter. Photo Credit Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images

A plant-based diet doesn't necessarily exclude animal products, but it definitely includes very limited amounts of meat and animal byproducts, including dairy and eggs. All vegetarians follow a plant-based diet, though not all individuals who follow a plant-based diet are necessarily vegetarian. Individuals who eat meat occasionally fall into the latter group, and they're often called "flexitarians".

A plant-based diet doesn't necessarily exclude animal products, but it definitely includes very limited amounts of meat and animal byproducts, including dairy and eggs. All vegetarians follow a plant-based diet, though not all individuals who follow a plant-based diet are necessarily vegetarian. Individuals who eat meat occasionally fall into the latter group, and they're often called "flexitarians".

LiveStrong Calorie Tracker
THE LIVESTRONG.COM MyPlate Nutrition, Workouts & Tips
GOAL
  • Gain 2 pounds per week
  • Gain 1.5 pounds per week
  • Gain 1 pound per week
  • Gain 0.5 pound per week
  • Maintain my current weight
  • Lose 0.5 pound per week
  • Lose 1 pound per week
  • Lose 1.5 pounds per week
  • Lose 2 pounds per week
GENDER
  • Female
  • Male
lbs.
ft. in.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

CURRENTLY TRENDING

Demand Media

Our Privacy Policy has been updated. Please take a moment and read it here.