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Vegan Zinc Sources Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vegan Zinc Sources.

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

Healthy Ways to Deal with Dry Skin

It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,...  Read more

8 Foods That Strengthen Your Immune System

Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away."  While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,...  Read more

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

zinc, selenium and copper?
Updated 6/29/2014 9:24:20 PM

Try as I might, I just never seem to meet the "minimum RDA" for zinc, selenium or copper. I've researched what foods are rich in these things and incorporate them into my diet however it's still not enough. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong websites? Or...  Read more

Newly vegan, any tricks or recipe?
Updated 7/1/2014 9:19:48 AM

I was never a huge meat lover, I never really cared much for milk, I didn't understand the hype for cheese, butter isn't all that, and if you ask me I don't understand the appeal of pork or steak. I probably won't even miss my hamburg, chicken, or eg...  Read more

Vegan carb, protein, fat ratios for weight loss?
Updated 6/22/2014 1:14:45 PM

I've been trying out the whole 80/10/10 vegan diet for a week now, and I've come to the realization that I'm already sick of eating fruit. I didn't even eat as much as they recommend, and I'm already so sick of it. As much as I would love for t...  Read more

VB6 - Vegan Before 6
Updated 6/3/2014 1:38:33 PM

I've been looking, but can't find any recent discussions or any teams about VB6 (Vegan before 6) I am interested in this "lifestyle" and would love some support, discussions, ideas. Thanks for your help!! 224...  Read more

Vitamin D sources that aren't sunshine
Updated 6/4/2014 5:21:44 PM

I am looking for sources of Vitamin D. I can't take the vitamins because they are made from lamb (which I am allergic to). I am also allergic to most of the foods that contain Vitamin D... Like salmon, etc. I CAN eat mushrooms but to get enough Vitam...  Read more

nutritional yeast

In lieu of cheese, I often add nutritional yeast to top some dishes off....  Read more

Pumpkin Seeds & Poppy Seeds

Poppy Seeds are a good source of Omega 3's fatty acids. This is a good carb that provides energy, promotes digestion and helps breast cancer patients. Pumpkin Seeds are a natural source of carbohydrate, have amino acids, vitamins C, D, E, and K and m...  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

Nutrition 101: Are You Overdoing the Zinc?

Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal found in group IIb of the periodic table. It is also one of the most important minerals used by the body. Just 2-3 grams, about the weight of a penny, is found in the body and serves as a key building block for a...  Read more

You Asked: Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fiber?

Fiber plays an important role in your health. Most adults need to eat between 25 and 35 grams of fiber each day. (To learn more about fiber sources and health benefits, read Figuring Out the Facts on Fiber.) Despite all its health benefits, you can o...  Read more