Vitamin B12 is one of the greatest concerns people seem to have when considering a vegan diet. With the help of Dr. Michael Greger, we learn about where B12 comes from and how to get adequate levels as a vegan.
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With estimates of around 70% of the population being deficient in vitamin D, we’re apparently not getting the sun exposure and/or dietary intake we need. With the help of Dr. Greger, we learn more about how to ensure adequate vitamin D levels.
Vegans are often depicted as pale, weak and anemic due to the lack of meat in our diet. But is iron deficiency really an issue on a plant-based diet? With the help of Dr. Michael Greger, we learn about the difference between heme and non-heme iron.
We’ve all heard how important omega 3 fatty acids are for our health, a concern which is usually answered with fish oil supplements. So, what is a vegan or would-be vegan to do?
Zinc deficiency is a common concern for people interested in going vegan. Just how difficult is it for vegans to get adequate zinc? Should men be more cautious than women? With the help of Dr. Michael Greger, we look into the role of zinc in the body.
Carnitine, creatine, carnosine and taurine aren’t the first concerns new vegans have. They usually come to light after reading articles cautioning would-be vegans of potential nutritional pitfalls. Should vegans be concerned about these nutrients?
Gaining weight, and in particular muscle mass, as a vegan is often a great concern for those considering a plant-based diet. In this interview, vegan bodybuilder Derek Tresize shares his bodybuilding meal plan to show you how to get serious gains on plants!
Is medication vegan? And can a vegan, in good conscience, take medication that’s not? This is a common question amongst new and experienced vegans alike.