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very day, eat plenty of whole foods such as beans, brown rice, and whole grain bread, as well as a rainbow of brightly coloured vegetables including dark leafy greens, and fruit. Make sure you get enough vitamin B12 – from fortified foods at most meals, or a daily 10 microgram supplement or a 2000 microgram supplement once per week. Also, make sure you get enough Vitamin D – from healthy sun exposure, foods fortified with Vitamin D2, or supplements containing Vitamin D2 or Vegan Trademark registered Vitamin D3 – as well as the right intake of iodine, calcium, and Omega 3. Visit vegansociety.com/resources/ nutrition-health or get your family doctor to refer you to a Registered Dietitian for more information.

38  The Vegan | Winter 2014

OTHER ESSENTIALS* *Omega 3s Vitamin D Vitamin B12 Iodine

The Vegan Winter 2014  

The magazine of The Vegan Society

The Vegan Winter 2014  

The magazine of The Vegan Society