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Friday, August 16, 2013

The Iron Question



If you are vegan, the question "Where do you get your protein," is often heard by those unfamiliar with a plant based diet.  Alongside that question often comes "Do you get enough iron?"  In this article, The Flaming Vegan identifies several sources for iron, and breaks down the daily values to show us how easy it is to fulfill our iron quotas.  Getting an adequate amount of iron is very simple by eating a varied diet that includes nuts, seeds, and beans, which most of us are probably already doing to meet our protein needs.   Check it out.