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Best Vegetarian Sources of Iron and Bioavailability

There are plenty of foods which are high in iron.  However, just because you are eating iron foods, it doesn’t mean your body is absorbing all the iron.  Bioavailability refers to how well our body is able to absorb a certain nutrient.  Many iron foods have a low bioavailability, but there are simple tricks you can do to increase iron absorption.

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14 Best Vegan Sources of Omega 3

Vegan Omega 3 fatty acids play a role in every cell in the body. Omega 3 makes up cell membranes, keeps the nervous system functioning, keeps cholesterol levels in check, and staves off inflammation.  There are so many health benefits associated with Omega 3 that it is no surprise how much hype the nutrient is now getting.

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