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How do flexitarians consume plant-based diets?

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Some people call themselves "flexitarians" or "semi-vegetarians," meaning that they occasionally eat meat, poultry, pork, or fish. You might also hear the term "pescatarian," which means they eat a plant-based diet plus fish.

SOURCES:

MyPlate: "Tips for Vegetarians."

American Heart Association: "Vegetarian Diets."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on July 06, 2018

SOURCES:

MyPlate: "Tips for Vegetarians."

American Heart Association: "Vegetarian Diets."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on July 06, 2018

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