vegan nutritional needs

Can a Vegan Diet Meet All Your Nutritional Requirements?

Given the popularity of Veganuary this year I thought it was time to write my follow up blog on plant based diets. The vegan movement is growing rapidly but I feel its not a lifestyle that should be adopted blindly. An optimal vegan diet needs to include plenty of fruit, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and fortified foods to achieve an optimal nutritional status. It is also important to supplement some nutrients as these either cannot be obtained in adequate amounts from vegan sources or are only present in animal products.

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