Vegetarians! Is Your Diet Complete?

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6. Iron

lentil spinach soup In the list of nutrients vegetarians are not getting enough, iron needs an important mention. Although the function of iron is known to all and sundry, little do they know that a serious shortage of the same can cause lowered hemoglobin level. Non-vegetarians remain at a favorable stage here. Studies show that a vegan needs to gobble down at-least 1.8 times the amount of iron consumed by a non-vegetarian.

Are you curious to learn about the potential vegan sources of iron? Vegetables are naturally enriched with iron. Legumes and seeds work wonders too. However if you are a caffeine addict, you’ve got a good news! Coffee is rich is iron. Last but not the least; whole grains are plush with iron.

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