1) Semi vegetarians – These ‘vegetarians’ eat all types of foods in their diet – including meat. However these individuals limit the amount of animal products they consume.
2) Lacto vegetarian – Individuals in this group are a step up from the semi vegetarians. They avoid all animal products except for dairy products in their diet.
3) Lacto-ovo vegetarians – This type of vegetarian diet excludes all meat except for dairy and eggs. Not too different from the previous type.
4) Vegans – These are the ‘hard-core” vegetarians who avoid all animal products in their diet, such as meats, dairy products, and eggs. The vegan diet rely on lentils, beans, soy products etc..