• Vegetarians exclude meat and fish from their diet.
  • They need to eat a variety of plant-based foods to get essential nutrients.
  • Protein sources include beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, and tofu.
  • Iron is sourced from dark leafy greens, legumes, and fortified cereals.
  • Vitamin B12 can be consumed through fortified plant milks and nutritional yeast.
  • A balanced vegetarian diet requires careful planning for sufficient nutrient intake and overall health maintenance.