Ovo-lacto vegetarianism (alternate: lacto-ovo) is a diet in which people do not eat the flesh of animals. They do, though, eat eggs and dairy. Ovo-lacto vegetarians are the most prevalent types in the Western world. Such people are well served in restaurants, especially in certain parts of Europe and in North America.
Ovo-lacto vegetarians use this diet sometimes for religious reasons. Others use it for health.
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- "Vegetarians' types". About.com. http://vegetarian.about.com/od/vegetarianvegan101/tp/TypesofVeg.htm. Retrieved January 6, 2014.