Vegetarian & Vegan Diets: Health Benefits & Lifestyle Effects


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A _____ diet consists of only plant-based foods and includes no animal products.

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1. Which of the following would be consumed in a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet?

2. All of the following are health benefits associated with a vegan or vegetarian diet EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo evaluates you on the vocabulary associated with vegetarian and vegan diets. To pass the quiz, you'll also need to know about the benefits of following these diets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will assess your understanding of the following:

  • Possible reasons to choose a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle
  • Health benefits associated with a vegetarian or vegan diet
  • The difference between types of vegetarian diets and veganism
  • The term for compounds in plant-based foods that reduce chronic disease risk

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of vegetarian and vegan diets
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast dietary rules for lacto-ovo vegetarians, vegetarians and vegans
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the impact of veganism on a person's health in a different light

Additional Learning

For further details on vegetarianism and veganism, review the accompanying lesson titled Vegetarian & Vegan Diets: Health Benefits & Lifestyle Effects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between vegetarian and vegan diets
  • Identify the health benefits of plant-based diets
  • Understand some of the obstacles to becoming a vegetarian or vegan