Teen Vegetarian Vitamin Deficiencies

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Happy Teen goes vegetarian, gets tired & depressed. Got vitamins? Hi, I’m worried about my daughter. She has stopped eating meat for nearly 18 months now, she is 18 years old and is feeling very tired and depressed. I think it has something to do with lack of vitamins! She eats some chicken now and […]

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Vegetarian Wants Energy Diet & Supplements

Tired Woman

57 yr old vegetarian woman lacks energy, needs advice on diet, protein, nutritional supplements Message for Savvy Vegetarian: I have been vegetarian, in various stages, for 35 years. I have 2 reasons for writing. 1) I have been out of work for 3 years. I have a cupboard full of dhals, beans and split beans […]

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10 Basic Facts About Vit B12 for Vegetarian Diet

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10 basic Vitamin B12 facts, on B12 dosage, B12 supplements, B12 absorption, and sources of Vitamin B12 for vegan nutrition. Questions About Vitamin B12: I see that the Vitamin B-12 RDA is 2.4 mcg and the Daily Value for B- 12  is  6 mcg, and some vegan sources say take 10 mcg in a supplement. Then […]

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Low Energy Vegan – Can Vitamins Cause Deficiencies?

Exhausted Woman

Vegan woman low in energy. Could supplements actually be causing deficiencies? Love your website! I take lots of supplements and have been a non-dairy vegan for a year–was a semi-vegetarian before that (no beef or pork for decades). But I am really low in energy lately. Could my supplements actually be causing deficiencies? – A.R. […]

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