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Posts of March 2016

Vitamin D in vegan diet (100% vegetarian) – Myths and facts

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The most important things about Vitamin D: * A well-planned vegan diet will not produce Vitamin D deficiencies. * Vitamin D is needed to absorb calcium. * We produce it on the skin, thanks to sunlight (ultraviolet rays). If we do not get enough sunlight, we will need supplements. * There are 2 forms of... Read more »

Plant-based foods rich in Essential Fatty Acids Omega-3 (EPA, DHA) and Omega-6 (LA) per 100 grams in the vegan diet (100% vegetarian)

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Don’t forget to visit our article on essential fatty acids Omega-3 (EPA, DHA) and Omega-6 (LA). It’s all explained there. To view large image and download: Infographic vegan foods rich in essential fatty acids Omega-3 (EPA, DHA) and Omega-6 (LA). Note: If you are viewing the page on a mobile device, you can scroll through... Read more »

Essential Fatty Acids Omega-3 (EPA, DHA) and Omega-6 (LA) in vegan diet (100% vegetarian) – Myths and facts

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The most important things about essential fatty acids: * A well-planned vegan diet will not produce essential fatty acids deficiencies. * Eessential fatty acids are those that our body can not synthesize so we have to get them from the diet. Their deficiency can lead to serious problems. * There are two types of essential... Read more »

Calcium in vegan diet (100% vegetarian) – Myths and facts

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The most important things about calcium: * A well-planned vegan diet will not produce calcium deficiencies. * To absorb calcium you need vitamin D. * The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) is difficult to quantify, but is set at 1g/day for adults (ages 19 and up) up to 50 years and 1.2g per day for adults... Read more »

Plant-based foods rich in calcium per 100 grams in the vegan diet (100% vegetarian)

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Don’t forget to visit our article on calcium in vegan diet (100% vegetarian). To view large image and download: Infographic vegan foods rich in calcium. Note: If you are viewing the page on a mobile device, you can scroll through the table on the right to see it fully. Quantities of calcium per 100 grams... Read more »

Plant-based foods rich in protein per 100 grams in the vegan diet (100% vegetarian)

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Don’t forget to visit our article on protein in vegan diet (100% vegetarian). To view large image and download: Infographic vegan foods rich in protein. Note: If you are viewing the page on a mobile device, you can scroll through the table on the right to see it fully. Quantities of calcium per 100 grams... Read more »

Iron in vegan diet (100% vegetarian) – Myths and facts

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The most important things about iron: * A well-planned vegan diet will not produce iron deficiencies. * Lack of iron can cause iron deficiency anemia, which is the most common nutritional deficiency in the population, vegan or omnivorous. * The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for adults, vegans or vegetarians, without any deficiencies is 14.4mg and... Read more »

Plant-based foods rich in iron per 100 grams in the vegan diet (100% vegetarian)

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Don’t forget to visit our article on iron in vegan diet (100% vegetarian). To view large image and download: Infographic vegan foods rich in iron. Note: If you are viewing the page on a mobile device, you can scroll through the table on the right to see it fully. Quantities of non-hemo iron per 100... Read more »

American Dietetic Association (ADA) and Vegan diets – PDF Download

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American Dietetic Association – ADA paper about vegan and vegetarian diets. It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals... Read more »

Fatty acids omega 3 and 6 sources in vegan and vegetarian diet – Infographics

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Three infographics. Click on images to enlarge.... Read more »
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