Nutrition: Special cases

6 Dec 2016

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and other organizations of nutrition professionals have stated that an appropriately planned vegan diet is appropriate for people at […] Read more


3 Dec 2016

Most vitamins cannot be synthesized by the body in sufficient amounts, which means they must be ingested. Read more


3 Dec 2016

Proteins are formed of chains of 20 types of amino acids. Some are considered indispensable amino acids because they must be consumed in food. Read more


3 Dec 2016

The term lipids or “fats” is a large category that includes various fatty acids. Read more


3 Dec 2016

Iron Iron is needed to transport oxygen from the lungs to the cells. It’s also needed for proper immune system functioning and for brain processes. […] Read more

Vegan nutrition: Introduction

3 Dec 2016

An appropriately planned vegan diet is nutritionally adequate for all stages of life. Read more