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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

How Vegetarian Gets Vitamin

Vitamin is the refer to in place of several unrelated nutrients with the aim of the body cannot synthesize either by the side of all, or in sufficient quantities. The one thing they maintain in general is with the aim of solitary small quantities are desired in the diet. The highest vegetarian sources are listed underneath: 
  • Vitamin A (or beta carotene): Red, orange or yellow vegetables like carrots and tomatoes, abundant organic vegetables and fruits like apricots and peaches. It is added to nearly everyone margarines. 
  • B Vitamins: This set of vitamins includes B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B6 (pyridoxine), B12 (cyanocobalmin), folate, pantothenic acid and biotin. All the B vitamins excluding B12 occur in yeasts and in one piece cereals (especially wheat germ), nuts & seeds, pulses and organic vegetables. Vitamin B12 is the solitary single with the aim of may well cause selected inconvenience as it is not give to in place foods. Only very tiny amounts of B12 are desired and vegetarians habitually contract this from dairy harvest and uncontrolled range eggs. It is aware in place of vegans and vegetarians who consume a small number of inborn foods to incorporate selected B12 carrying weapons foods in their diet. Vitamin B12 is added to mold extracts, soya milks, veggie burgers and selected breakfast cereals. 
  • Vitamin C: Fresh fruit, salad vegetables, all abundant organic vegetables and potatoes.
  • Vitamin D: This is vitamin is not found in place foods but humans can kind their own whilst skin is exposed to sunlight. It is besides added to nearly everyone margarine and is give to in milk, cheese and butter. These sources are habitually acceptable in place of healthy adults. The very adolescent, the very old and everybody confined indoors would be wise to take a vitamin D supplement especially if they consume very a small number of dairy products. 
  • Vitamin E: Vegetable lubricate, wholegrain cereals, eggs. 
  • Vitamin K: Fresh vegetables, cereals and bacterial synthesis in the intestine. 

Vegetarian...Nature's Vitamin Warehouse

Friday, April 02, 2010

Vegetarian Protein

How do vegetarians get protein in their diets? From the following sources:

• Nuts: hazels, brazils, almonds, cashews, walnuts, pine kernels etc.

• Seeds: sesame, pumpkin, sunflower, linseeds. 

• Pulses: peas, beans, lentils, peanuts. 

• Grains/cereals: wheat (in bread, flour, pasta etc), barley, rye, oats, millet, maize (sweet corn), rice. 

• Soya products: tofu, tempeh, textured vegetable protein, veggie burgers, soya milk.

• Dairy products: milk, cheese, yoghurt (butter and cream are very poor sources of protein). 

• Free range eggs.