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Part III: Do Plant-Based Diets Need Supplementing?

Part III: Do Plant-Based Diets Need Supplementing?
Iron. Iron is a necessary mineral in our diet that can be found in both meat and plants; however not all iron is created equal. Iron comes in two forms: heme iron which comes from animal products and non-heme iron which comes from plant sources. Whole grains, legumes and dark green leafy vegetables provide the type of iron...
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What are the Consequences of Consuming Iron from Meat?

Excess Iron Can Be Highly Toxic Excess Iron From Meat Can Lead to Serious Health Issues
When asked which foods contain iron, most people will respond by listing several types of meat -- beef, shellfish, liver, etc. Few are aware that iron is prevalent in a wide variety of whole plant foods. For example, dark green leafy vegetables, whole grains, beans/legumes, nuts/seeds, are rich sources of iron. Our omnivorous friends often assume...
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Hi, I was wondering if anyone could tell me if the arguments and points made by this man have any validity. After reading this, I'... Read More
Saturday, December 05 2015 16:32
Linda Carney MD
His arguments have been scientifically disproved by many experts. Eating a whole foods, plant-based diet of unprocessed foods has ... Read More
Saturday, December 05 2015 21:09
Great post. Keep it up....
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Which has More Protein? Steak or Kale?

Which has More Protein? Steak or Kale?
Eliminating nutrient-deficient foods from our kitchen is a good way to begin making the transition to a health-supporting diet, but we must not stop there. In order to achieve optimal health, we must also replace those foods with whole, nutrient-dense, plant foods. These foods contain a symphony of micronutrients, antioxidants, phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals, essential fats, phytosterols,...
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