What is a semi-vegetarian diet?

Most half-vegetarians, with the sole aim of maintaining their health, only remove red meat from their diet, while other semi-vegetarians prefer to eat meat in their diet, provided that meat of the type Organic, or prefer to use only products that they used to make meat, such as sausages, salami, ham, etc.

The concept of semi-vegetarian diet
There is still no standard or agreement on exactly what the meaning of semi-vegetarian diet is, semi-vegetarian individuals, depending on their decision, may use meals once a day, once a week or once a month, in their diet.

Is post-carnivism the same as a semi-vegetarian diet?
No, the most popular is Vegetarian, who also uses fish and other seafood in his diet, in addition to herbs and honey. Because half of the herbivores in their diet sometimes use meat (more, but fish and poultry), it can not be said that post-catania is the same as semi-vegetarian diet.

Importance of Nutrients in Semi Vegetarianism
In this diet, if you choose your food properly, harmful fats, such as saturated fats, will not enter your body.

Also, as a half-vegetarian, you should keep in mind that the protein you need in your body should be included in your meals. American cardiologists advise vegetarians to determine their source of protein in their diet to ensure they receive the protein they need.

The foods that can be considered as non-protein sources of protein include:

Brains (Walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios)
peanut butter
Tofu cheese (made from soy milk)
Seeds (beans, lentils, chickpeas)
Eggs (sunflower seeds, flaxseed, coriander seeds)
Semi-vegetarian individuals can use soy beans, tofu cheese, peanuts, seeds, seaweed, eggs (or other bird's eggs), milk, and cheese on days when they do not have meat in their diet. If your diet includes complex carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables, note that you need to have enough fiber in your diet for better digestion. As a half-vegetarian, you should note that you have enough calcium, iron, vitamin B12, vitamin D and zinc in your diet.

Dry grains, fortified foods, spinach, dried fruits, seaweeds, such as algae and yeast, are all sources of iron richness.

Vitamin B12 is naturally found in animal products. Use this cereal fortified cereal and soy-rich drinks to get this vitamin. Eggs are also a good source for getting this vitamin, but it is also rich in saturated fats that can be harmful to your health, so you should be cautious about it.

Try to keep your vitamin D needed throughout the day for at least 15 minutes outside your home and under sunlight. You can also use fortified breakfast cereals, horseradish, onions, turnips, spinach, sesame, almond, tofu, cheese and milk to get your calcium.

You can supply your body with essential ingredients such as shellfish, cereal-rich breakfast, mushrooms, seeds and Indian almonds. Also, you need to use a variety of vegetables and fruits in your diet to get the essential vitamins and minerals.

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