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An Updated Food Guide for Vegetarians Adapted to MyPlate: An Evidence Based Approach

Abstract In 2002, a scientifically derived food guide pyramid for vegetarians, the Modified Food Guide for Lacto-ovo-vegetarians and Vegans was published and well received. Now that 10 years have passed, new scientific literature regarding the bioavailability of the nutrients of key concern in vegetarian diets has been published, and the graphical format of the nation's food guide has evolved from a pyramid shape into a circular plate. The objective of this research was to examine the post-2002 literature regarding the bioavailability of key nutrients in vegetarian diets; to use this information to update the recommendations made in the 2002 Modified Food Guide Pyramid for Lacto-ovo-vegetarians and Vegans; and to adapt this revised food plan to ... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Fladell, Lauren (Author) / Johnston, Carol (Advisor) / Vaughan, Linda (Committee member) / Shepard, Christina (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Food science / Health sciences / food guide / plant based diet / vegan / vegetarian / vegetarian nutrition / vegetarian plate
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 129 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note M.S. Nutrition 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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