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IRISH_AGUIRRE
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12/8/09 12:35 A

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I am "mostly" a lacto-ovo vegetarian. I very rarely eat red meat (don't really care for it), am deathly allergic to shellfish, & don't like fish. However, I eat Egg Starts, chicken at least once a week, and dairy products. Since starting at SP, I eat more veggies - before, I lived off cereal, pasta, & other carbs. I am always looking for non-meat sources of protein - luckily, there are a lot of lists online if you google for them! Thank goodness for peanut butter, cashews, and milk!



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12/7/09 10:34 P

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I haven't eaten red meat in about 20 years. If only sugar was an animal.......
I eat seafood and some poultry. Even though I need to lose at least 40 pounds per the DR., my numbers are good, at least in part to the limit of the meat. Eggs, cheese, milk, are all good. There are some great veggie recipes out there - chili, pasta dishes, etc. Even my husband, who was raised on meat and potatoes, loves the veggie stuff and is on board with no meat in the house, although he orders it when we go out.


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FITKAT2010
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12/7/09 6:39 P

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I eat all vegies and fruits. Seeds, nuts, cheese-limited to 1 oz per day (orange food), beans that I cook myself, rice, whole wheat pasta(orange food), non-fat dairy, almond milk, almond butter,eggs, eggwhites, very healthy bread and wraps:Ezekial 4:9. All sorts of wonderful and tasty food.

Today was a test. I am doing wonderful as a 100% meatless person. I'm thinking of the value of the food and the calories in that food. Meat, with the cost of healthier cuts and types, isn't worth the cost, nor the calories for the value. AND I don't add any sodium type seasonings to my diet now.

I'm looking forward to the scale to be down this week too. My calories for the day went down around 200 to 400 per day. Love it!




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12/7/09 4:58 P

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Here's what I got of the web. There are 4 categories.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vegetarian

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SWEETTOOTH10
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12/7/09 4:45 P

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I don't eat a lot of red meat,Eat white meats, and some seafood, but enjoy many vegetarian dishes.There are a few different types of vegetarianism, and I CAN'T remember the names, someone else may be able to clarify them for you.But a basic vegetarian eats Dairy, eggs,, tofu, tempeh, nuts,nut butters, soy milk and meats, and of course the obvious, produce.(I BELIEVE this type is lacto ovo).Then There's vegan. They eat no animal products , no eggs, no dairy,just soy, and other milk alternatives, like rice or almond milk, Veggies, fruits, nuts, nut butters,and soy based And other meat alternatives. This ones harder because, there is ALOT of milk derivatives in things like whey protein, so you must be an avid label reader. There's also something that's sort of in between these two, but I can't recall that at this time.Remember , beans and lentils are very good sources of protein and other vitamins and minerals.And ,as with any diet, balance is key, so you get all the nutrients you need, and don't become anemic.

Edited by: SWEETTOOTH10 at: 12/7/2009 (16:50)
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INCTRL
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12/7/09 4:22 P

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I am not a vegetarian but I eat lots and lots of vegetables and fruits. I eat mostly poultry and fish - once in a while red meats. But, as time goes by I eat it less and less.

Quinoa is a grain and is a complete protein so it is a good source for vegetarians.

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RTLIFESTYLE
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12/7/09 3:34 P

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I have wanted to be a vegetarian. What do you eat? Help me to become one.

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LIZK007
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12/7/09 2:36 P

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I still eat some meat, but I eat quite a bit of vegetarian yummies! I LOVE Riblets and veggie burgers. Plus I know the power of vegetables - I pull a bag of frozen out of the freezer and cook them up & am in heaven!

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CHLOIANNA
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12/7/09 1:40 P

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I am not all that fond of legumes and dislike tofu. I am not one to eat a lot of meat, but I do enjoy it. I do not see vegetarianism in my future. Especially since DH wants meat at every meal. I generally don't allow that tho. Someone has to watch out for his health.


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FITKAT2010
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12/7/09 1:31 P

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I've been naturally reducing my meat intake. Not by force or need, just naturally over the last few months.

Given the calories and questionable way our animals are raised I am pleased that I am not wanting any at all now.

My protein sources are many and I get more than most people who eat meat.

Has anyone else changed to this way of eating?




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