Plant-Based Nutrition: Protein, Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Omega-3 and Iron

Despite the fact that most macro- and micro-nutrients are abundant in plant-based diets and scientific evidence has accumulated to support their health benefits, there are a few nutrients you need to watch out for to avoid deficiencies.

Plant-Based Nutrition

The plant-based diet is often used to describe a plant-only or vegan diet, but it’s not actually about avoiding animal products altogether. Contrary to the popular belief, plant-based diets do not have to be vegan or vegetarian. Food from animal products can still be consumed in preferred amounts.