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5 Essential Vitamins and Minerals for Vegetarians
Vitamin B-12. A supplement of this essential vitamin, absent from plant foods, is critical for vegetarians.
Calcium. For vegans, fortified orange juice or fortified soy products can help. Lacto-ovo vegetarians can get calcium from dairy products.
Vitamin D. Because cow's milk and sunlight are major sources, vegans who shun the sun should take vitamin D supplements.
Zinc. Red meat is a prime source, but vegetarians can compensate with beans, lentils and soy foods.
Iron. The body absorbs iron from plants more poorly than iron from animal sources. Non-meat sources of iron include dried beans and peas and dark greens.
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.
Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.