While vegans will avoid all animal meats and products, vegetarians will only avoid eating flesh meats (fish, fowl, beef, chicken, pork, etc.), with most still eating eggs and/or dairy. Vegetarians may distinguish themselves as lacto vegetarians (no meat or eggs, but will eat dairy), ovo vegetarian (no meat or dairy, but will eat eggs) or lacto-ovo/ovo-lacto vegetarians (no meat but will eat dairy and eggs). Some will choose to be vegetarian on ethical grounds, while others may choose it for health reasons. Read More.