Nutrition Tip – Plant Based Diets

If you have decided to minimize or eliminate animal products from your diet and start on a plant-based diet then it’s important to know that you may not be getting adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals. The nutrients that are often low or missing are vitamin B12, fruitVitamin D, Calcium, Iodine, Omega-3 fat, and Zinc. You can increase your intake of these nutrients by eating more vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, and fruits or through supplementation if you can’t get enough through food.