Getting enough vitamins while eating a vegan diet is not a problem, aside from the common myth. We’re gonna teach you why vitamins and a vegan diet is not a problem. Let’s jump in!
Unless you are a farmer, lifeguard, or landscaper you are not getting enough vitamin D a day.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends all breastfed infants, children, and teens take a vitamin D supplement daily.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
You don’t need fish to get omega 3s. Did you know fish get their omega-3 fatty acids from plants?
Excellent Sources: Other Good Sources:
Walnuts Soybeans & Tofu
Kale & Collard Greens
For more information
Take a look at this great video on Nutritionfacts. org for the best way of fulfilling the omega-3 essential fat requirements Should We Take EPA and DHA Omega-3s for our Heart?
Daily requirements of vitamin B12 can be easily met on a plant based diet by eating fortified foods or taking a supplement.
Many cereals like MultiGrain Cheerios and Special K
Nasoya brand TofuPlus Tofu
Most non-dairy milks like almond, soy, or rice milk
Check out these short video on Nutritionfacts.org about Vitamin B12:
Safest Sources of Vitamin B12 :Since foods are effectively a package deal, what is the best way to get vitamin B12 (cobalamin)?
Omnivore Vs. Vegan Nutrient Deficiencies: Average vegan diets tend to be deficient in three nutrients, whereas average omnivores tend to unfortunately be deficient in seven.