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How Vegetarian Diets Include Protein: Plant vs. Animal Proteins

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What's the best meal to serve a vegan over a dinner?

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1. Why is a peanut butter sandwich a decent food choice from a nutritional standpoint?

2. A lacto-ovo vegetarian diet allows you to eat plant-based foods along with _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It takes effort for vegetarians to get enough protein in their diets and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of vegetarian protein sources. Some things you'll be assessed on include types of vegetarian diets and their protein sources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of incomplete protein
  • Difference between vegan and lacto-ovo vegetarian
  • How to make complete proteins

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on vegetarian protein sources
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to determine the best sources of protein for different vegetarian diets
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast vegan, vegetarian and lacto-ovo vegetarian diets

Additional Learning

To learn more about vegetarian diets, review the accompanying lesson on protein sources for vegetarians. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define incomplete and complete protein
  • Differentiate between vegan, vegetarian and lacto-ovo vegetarian diets
  • Explain what is meant by protein complementation
  • Look at the reasons why individuals might choose vegetarian or vegan lifestyles
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