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Ask 10 people if eating eggs is okay if you’re following a vegetarian diet and you’re liable to get a mix of different answers. That’s because not everyone defines “vegetarian” the same way, and people choose to eat vegetarian — however they define it — for different reasons, which dictates what they feel good about putting into their mouths.
“I’m going to give you the favorite answer of all dietitians — it depends,” says Manju Karkare, MS RDN LDN, a registered dietician in North Carolina. “It depends on the person and their beliefs and lifestyle,