Nutritional and dietary needs of vegetarians

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1. Does protein from plant sources contain high biological value or low biological value protein?

  • Low biological value
  • High biological value
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2. What percentage of the UK population are vegetarian?

  • Between 3 and 7%
  • 7%
  • 13%
  • Between 7 and 14%

3. Is phytate an inhibitor of zinc absorption?

  • Yes
  • No

4. Definition of lacto-ovo-vegetarian?

  • All meat, fish and poultry are excluded but milk, milk products and eggs are consumed
  • All foods of animal origin are excluded
  • Milk and milk products are excluded but meat, fish and poultry are consumed

5. Definition of fruitarian?

  • All foods of animal origin as well as pulses and cereals are excluded
  • All red meat is excluded but poultry is eaten
  • All food of animal origin can be consumed but fruits and vegetables are excluded


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