Vitamin B12 and a Vegan Diet
A vegan diet is one that consists of only plant-based foods. It not only avoids meat, but also the consumption of eggs and milk (dairy products too).
Since these foods are rich in nutrients, specifically- calcium, iron, vitamin D and Vitamin B12, it is important to strengthen the diet accordingly with healthy plant-based foods.
Vegan diet and its impact on health
Vegan diet/ veganism is rapidly rising in the world because of various reasons like- health/ animal welfare or environmental concerns. Research also states that, plant-based diets are linked to lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases/ type-2 diabetes/ cancers because of its low saturated fat content (1).
Vegan Diet: A Closer Look
Looking at the latest nutrition trend, it seems to be advocating a vegan diet. Going vegan is essentially a change in lifestyle with diet being a part of this change.