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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

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

How to Feed a Vegetarian

It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian. One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce...  Read more

Any vegetarians/vegans on the lower income side ou
Updated 11/21/2015 1:08:45 AM

Any vegetarians/vegans on the lower income side out there looking for a buddy? I'd like to swap recipes/experiences of how to lose weight on a budget, but still keep healthy while supporting the veggie lifestyle. Produce is pricey this time of year...  Read more

Tracking as a vegetarian
Updated 11/19/2015 9:54:25 PM

How do you track what you eat on the nutrition page? Most of what I've been eating has been carbs, vegetables and fruits. Since I eat grains and beans and legumes I know that I'm eating protein but it doesn't show up on the spark people pie chart. Is...  Read more

Need help staying motivated. Started a vegetarian
Updated 11/21/2015 9:01:24 PM

Need help staying motivated. Started a vegetarian diet and its so hard to stick with it....  Read more

Best sources of protein? FYI: I'm not a fan of ava
Updated 11/16/2015 5:11:58 PM

Best sources of protein? FYI: I'm not a fan of avacado...  Read more

south western vegetarian stuffed bell peppers for
Updated 11/9/2015 7:22:33 PM

south western vegetarian stuffed bell peppers for supper tonight. I am so ready they smell devine!!!!...  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, 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