How do i become a full time vegetarian?
No matter which category of vegetarian you fall into, it is important to choose a variety of foods, including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds. Calcium Vegetarians should consume a variety of calcium sources in order to meet daily requirements. Studies have shown vegetarians absorb and retain more calcium from foods than do non-vegetarians. Dairy products are a rich source of calcium. If dairy products are not included in your diet, adequate amounts of calcium can be obtained from plant foods. Lactovegetarians can get plenty of calcium from fortified soymilk, nonfat yogurt and lowfat cheeses. Here are some other vegetarian-friendly sources of calcium: Cow’s milk Fortified soymilk or rice milk Leafy green vegetables Broccoli Beans Calcium-fortified juice Calcium-set tofu Almonds and almond butter Sesame seeds and sesame butter (tahini) Soy nuts Blackstrap molasses Figs Iron Vegetarians should consume a variety of iron sources to meet daily requirements. Consumin