Vegan Vitamin D

Whether you are vegan or not, vitamin D is probably something you should be worried about. One study found that the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the United States was 41.6%. The situation is so bad that The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition called it a pandemic. Here is what you need to know about vitamin D to make sure you are getting enough vitamin D on a plant-based diet.

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What All Vegans Should Know about Zinc

Zinc is one of those nutrients that doesn’t get much attention, but should.  The global prevalence of zinc deficiency is about 30%.  Even in developed countries like the US and UK, zinc deficiency rates are at 4-7%. Since plant-based sources of zinc are poorly absorbed, vegans should especially pay attention to this nutrient and know the signs of deficiency.

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