PROTEIN-RICH INGREDIENTS IN OUR NUTRITION
Protein regulates your body’s tissues and organs, building and maintaining these systems. Almost every food contains Protein, it’s nearly impossible not to get enough if you’re consuming an adequate amount of varied calories.
NUTRITION INGREDIENTS THAT ARE RICH IN CALCIUM
Calcium is stored in the hard part of your bones and is essential to their health. It also plays important roles in heart action, blood clotting and muscle contraction.
No one has to suffer in order for people to get calcium. It’s abundant in collard greens, kale, broccoli, beans, tahini, and almonds. It can also be found in calcium-fortified rice or soy milk and some tofu brands. Learn more about Calcium on the National Institutes of Health website.
SOURCES OF IRON IN PLANT-BASED NUTRITION
Iron-rich nutrition helps your blood transport oxygen throughout your body
and fuels energy-producing processes.
Vitamin C helps increase Iron absorption, so for optimal health benefits,
consume foods that are rich in both, such as dark-green leafy vegetables
or yellow bell pepper which is highest in Vitamin C.
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you can easily meet all of your nutritional needs on a plant-based diet.
You can use our Vegan Plate, based on 5 food groups, to plan your meals.