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Vegetarianism and Veganism

Miljana Z. Jovandaric

Clinical Center of Serbia

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Vegetarianism Veganism Health Disease Culture Supplements Pregnancy Newborns Oxidative Stress Sports Muscle Mass Raw Foods

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A vegan diet contains only plants (such as vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits) and foods made from plants.Vegans do not eat foods that come from animals (no chicken, pig, cow, seafood or any other animal), including dairy products and eggs. Vegans do not eat dairy products because they believe that the dairy industry is extremely cruel, in that it enslaves and repeatedly artificially inseminates cows to produce milk and other dairy products Vegans also do not use products that have been tested on animals, like make-up and skin creams. They do not use products made from animal skins such as leather belts and shoes.

Vegetarians generally eat eggs and dairy products like milk and butter. Some vegetarians don't eat eggs, but the majority do consume milk and butter. Vegetarians tend to be a bit more lenient when it comes to using products derived from animals and you may find preference varies from person to person. For example: You might meet a vegetarian who doesn’t eat meat or dairy but eats eggs, or a vegetarian who doesn’t eat meat or eggs but still wears leather.

Veganism, however, is very clearly defined and there is no deviation. So that means no eating animal flesh or by-products, no using products tested on animals or containing animal by-products, and no wearing products derived from animal by-products

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Date completed: June 23rd 2020

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Expected publication date: January 30th 2021

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Miljana Z. Jovandaric

Clinical Center of Serbia

Miljana Z. Jovandaric was born in Serbia. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade. Her pediatric specialization ended in 1999 at the University Children\'s Hospital, Belgrade. She completed her specialization in neonatology in 2003. Her master\'s thesis, `` Analysis of lipid infants in women suffering from gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)``, was defended in 2006 and her doctoral dissertation, `` Effect of hypoxia on electrolyte and lipid levels in term newborns``, was achieved in 2018 from the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She has been the author and co-author of 74 scientific papers presented at national and international conferences and published in journals. She is the Head of the Department of Sick Newborns at the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Neonatology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade.

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