Vegetarianism is a practice of following or a way of living that excludes animal flesh (meat, poultry, fish and seafood), animal products eggs, milk,dairy and honey and the wearing and use of leather,silk, wool, lanolin, fur, gelatin etc.
The vegan diet is a form of vegetarianism which includes the range of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables, fruits and spices to enliven or to make life more cheerful and animated.But there are semi vegetarian too who who enjoy milk, honey, fish and use leather, silk, wool and fur etc.
It is a popular belief and practice originated for ethical reasons aiming at support of animal rights. It partially developed for economic reasons too for all the people could not have been eaten expensive meat so the vegetarian food was their next best option of a healthy living.
The reasons for choosing vegetarianism may be related to one or more of the following:Morality, religion, culture, ethics, aesthetics, environment, society, economy, politics, taste or health but as the benefits of a vegetarian diet are coming to light, the number of vegetarians around the world is on the rise.