Nutrition: Special cases

6 Dec 2016

A vegan diet is appropriate for people at all stages of life, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, and later in life, as well as for athletes. Read more

Vitamins

3 Dec 2016

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

Proteins

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

Lipids

3 Dec 2016

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

Minerals

3 Dec 2016

Iron, calcium, zinc, iodine and potassium are important minerals in a vegan diet. Read more

Vegan nutrition: Introduction

3 Dec 2016

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