Dates in Vegetarian Diet

Diet Description
A vegetarian diet focuses on plants for food.

Diet purpose
Reasons for following a vegetarian diet has a lot to do with personal preference. Other reasons why people become vegetarian is due to ethical, budgetary, environmental, religious, or might be even due to health.

Dates in Vegetarian Diet
Dates can be a part of a Vegetarian Diet. It is natural and plant-based and, used as a natural sweetener for vegetarians.

What to eat
A Vegetarian diet should include a diverse mix of fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, proteins, and grains. To be able to meet your protein needs and replace meat sources of protein, eat protein-rich plant food such as tofu, seeds, and nut.

What to avoid
There are different forms of vegetarianism. A pure vegetarian eats no meat at all, even chicken or fish. Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian eats dairy products, eggs, but excludes meat, fish, and poultry. While Lacto vegetarian eats dairy but no eggs. Whereas an Ovo Vegetarian eats eggs but not dairy products.

7D VARIETY Recommendation
Make sure to practice a balanced diet still and consume enough Carbohydrates, Protein, and fats, depending on your individual needs. A vegetarian diet can increase the risk for nutritional deficiencies because it is restricted, so make sure to plan it well and consult your physician or a registered dietitian.