A plant-based diet is all about relying on plant foods—fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices—to ﬁll all or most of your plate.
There’s more than one way to go.
Here’s a quick look at several popular diets that all focus on increasing the number and amount of plant foods you eat every day.
Which diet is right for you?
► Semi-Vegetarian or Flexitarian
Includes dairy foods, eggs, and small amounts of meat, poultry, ﬁsh, and seafood.
Includes dairy foods, eggs, ﬁsh and seafood, but no meat or poultry.
► Vegetarian (also known as Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian)
Includes dairy foods and eggs, but no meat, poultry, ﬁsh, or seafood.
Includes no animal foods.