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Plant-based diets are not nutritionally deficient.

Nutrient deficiency diseases are not associated with vegetarian diets.

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Part V: Do Plant-Based Diets Need Supplementing?

Cobalamin (Vitamin B-12) Structure
Many of us worry about things that never crossed the minds of our great grandparents. Am I eating enough protein? Do I need more calcium to strengthen my bones? Will my iron stores get low? How can I ensure enough omega-3 in my diet? The modern supplement industry benefits from these fears of "nonexistent deficiencies."...
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What about getting enough fat. I had someone tell me that since I don't eat animal products and don't use oil that I don't get en... Read More
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Chris Dove
This is from Matt Lederman, MD: Will I get enough omega-3s?Some fats are necessary in our diet. Consuming oil, fish and processed ... Read More
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