Glossary

Glossary of
Vegetarianism and Vegetarian Cuisine


Definitions of and additional information about terms related to vegetarianism and vegetarian cuisine.

Foods, Supplements, Nutrition

Agar
Agar-agar
Arrowroot

B12
Bean curd
Beans
Brewer’s yeast

Casein
Caseinate
Cheese, soy
Chinese-style tofu
Cobalamin
Cyanocobalamin

Extra-firm tofu
Extra virgin olive oil

Fat
Firm tofu
Flaxseed
Food yeast

Gelatin
Gluten

Hemp
HDL

Japanese-style tofu

Kanten
Kau fu
Kosher gelatin

LDL
Legumes
Lentils
Linseed
Living foods

Milk, soy
Monounsaturated fat

n-3
n-6
Nooch
Nutritional yeast

Olive oil
Omega-3
Omega-6
Olive oil
Organic sugar

Peanuts
Peas
Polyunsaturated fat
Primary-grown yeast

Quinoa

Raw sugar
Rennet
Rennin

Saturated fat
Seitan
Silken tofu
Sodium caseinate
Soft tofu
Soy
Soya
Soybean
Soybean curd
Soy cheese
Soymilk
Sucanat
Sugar

Tempeh
Textured Soy Protein
Textured Vegetable Protein
Tofu
Trans fat
TSP
Turbinado sugar
TVP

Unrefined sugar

Vegetable Jell-O
Virgin olive oil
Vitamin B12

w-3
w-6
Wheat gluten

Vegetarianism + Classifications

Crusto-vegetarian

D symbol

Ento-vegetarian

Flexitarian

Fruitarian

Kasher

Kosher

Kosher dairy

K symbol

Lacto vegetarian

Living foodist

Mollo-vegetarian

Ovo-lacto vegetarian

Ovo vegetarian

Pareve

Pescatarian

Porco-vegetarian

P symbol

Raw foodist

Repto-vegetarian

Semi-vegetarian

Veg*n

Vegan

Vegetarian


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