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Semi-vegetarianism means eating seafood or poultry, or both, but no red meat. People who eat red meat on rare occasion are flexitarians. Real or semi-vegetarians, though, usually resent flexitarian, looking down on this term and calling it cheating.[1]

A pescetarian is a person who eats fish, shrimp and seafood. They do not eat poultry.

A pollotarian is a person who eats chicken. They do not eat red meat, seafood or fish.

Pollo-pescetarians eat seafood, shrimp and poultry but no red meat.

People who have semi-vegetarian diets are usually doing so for health reasons, including avoiding heart disease, diabetes and strokes.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Flexitarianism". The Guardian. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
  2. Key, Timothy J.; Fraser, Gary E.; Thorogood, Margaret; Appleby, Paul N.; Beral, Valerie; Reeves, Gillian; Burr, Michael L.; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Frentzel-Beyme, Rainer; Kuzma, Jan W.; Mann, Jim; McPherson, Klim (1999). "Mortality in vegetarians and nonvegetarians: Detailed findings from a collaborative analysis of 5 prospective studies". The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 70 (3): 516S–524S. doi:10.1093/ajcn/70.3.516s. PMID 10479225.