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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 »

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

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The most important things about plant protein: * A well-planned vegan diet will not produce Protein deficiencies. * The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) in adulst is 0.9 grams per kg per day (If you weigh 60 kg you need 54g of protein per day). * The protein consist of 22 different amino acids, of which... Read more »

Vitamin B12 in vegan diet (100% vegetarian) – Myths and Facts

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The most important about Vitamin B12: * A vegan diet should be supplemented with vitamin B12 to avoid deficiencies. * Deficiency of vitamin B12 can cause anemia and damage to the nervous system. * The only reliable sources of vitamin B12 are: – Foods fortified with this vitamin (vegetable beverages, breakfast cereals… look at ingredients).... Read more »

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