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Vegetarian Zinc Sources Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vegetarian 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

Nutrition and Fertility: An Overview for Men

When trying to conceive, women aren't the only ones who should be paying attention to what they're eating. What men eat can affect their fertility, too. Good nutrition can generate valuable dividends, and there is no better time than the...  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

Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects

Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in...  Read more

Vegetarians Less Healthy A New Study Says....
Updated 4/9/2014 8:24:00 PM

Just wanted share something interesting I read this morning. http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2014/04/01/s
tudy-vegetarians-less-healthy-lower-qu
ality-of-life-than-meat-eaters/...  Read more

Slow carb with vegetarian
Updated 3/29/2014 4:29:47 AM

I eat eggs but no meat. Can somebody recommend me sample diet plans? Also the cheat day? Can I eat anything and in any proportion? Are there any guidelines?...  Read more

Help me find a vegetarian cookbook.
Updated 3/24/2014 3:04:10 PM

At some point on this messageboard, someone recommended an oldie but a goodie vegetarian cookbook. I think it either had a yellow cover, had garden in the title, or was part of a very small series, though there is a slight chance that I'm mixing it u...  Read more

Being A Vegetarian
Updated 3/18/2014 9:10:26 PM

I have a great book on vegetarian nutrition that I use when planning my meals (I know about Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Calcium and B12 on vegetarian diets so I'm tracking them on my daily reports to make sure I get enough) but I was wondering if any...  Read more

Protein for vegetarians
Updated 3/17/2014 10:18:01 AM

I just went vegetarian, having fairly recently stopped eating fish and chicken (I stopped eating pork and beef years ago). I've been having trouble getting the daily minimum amount of protein that I need. Tips, anyone?...  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

Poppy Seeds...Get your minerals

Poppy seeds act as source for a variety of minerals like iodine, manganese, magnesium, zinc and copper.Poppy seeds are useful remedies for helping digestion. A good source ofOmega 3 fatty acids. Add some to your salads and veggies....  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: Are There Any Risks to Becoming a Vegetarian?

Great question. It's more often that we hear the possible health benefits of a vegetarian diet touted than we ever hear people talking about it possibly being unhealthy. But generally speaking, research shows that a well-planned vegetarian diet c...  Read more