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Vegetarian & Vegan Diets

Vegetarianism and veganism have been quite popular topics in recent years, but do they put you at risk for a nutrient deficiency? Find out with these research-based articles.

Why You Should Think Twice About Vegetarian and Vegan Diets
If you asked the average person on the street whether a vegetarian or vegan diet is healthier than an omnivorous diet, they’d probably say yes. But is this really true?
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Vegetarian and vegan diets can’t offer the same nutrients as this grilled meat.
Ask the RD: Are Seeds Healthy and Animal Foods for Vegetarians
In this episode, Laura and Kelsey answer questions about daily nuts and seeds intake and minimum effective dose of animal products to achieve optimum health
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The Real Environmental Impact of Red Meat: Part 1
In this two-part series, we'll explore the impact of red meat production on the environment and whether or not it is as harmful as is believed.
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B12 Deficiency: What Everyone (Especially Vegetarians) Should Know
Are you a vegan or vegetarian? If you’re not eating animal products, you likely aren’t getting enough B12. Here’s what you should know about B12 deficiency.
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Eating seafood—like this platter of lobster, clams, and fish—is an easy way to avoid a vitamin B12 deficiency.
A Silent Epidemic with Serious Consequences—What You Need to Know about B12 Deficiency
B12 deficiency isn't a bizarre, mysterious disease. But recent research suggests it's far more common than previously believed.
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This tired man rubbing his eyes may be experiencing B12 deficiency.
Why Fish Stomps Flax as a Source of Omega-3
New evidence suggests that the long-chain omega-3 fat DHA is essential.
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The Soy Ploy
Soy products are regarded as some of the healthiest on the market. Yet this is not necessarily true. Modern production methods play a key role in determining nutritional quality. Let's explore further.
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