What foods do you visualize when you hear the word “vegetarian”? Is it broccoli, nuts or beans?
Vegetarian and Vegan Defined
A vegetarian is someone who lives on a diet of grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with, or without, the use of dairy products and eggs.
A vegetarian does not eat meat, poultry, game fish, shellfish or crustacea, or by-products of slaughter.
Source: Vegetarian Society
Vegan is a plant-based diet avoiding all animal foods such as meat, dairy, eggs and honey – as well as products like leather and any tested on animals.
Source: The Vegan Society