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Balanced Nutrition for Vegetarians

Video: Balanced Nutrition for Vegetarians


Hi, this is Dr. Reuben Chen and welcome to another Fit Tip. Generally speaking, a vegetarian is someone who doesn't eat meat and instead mainly eats fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, and other nonmeat foods. But actually, there are different kinds of vegetarian diets, including: Lacto-ovo vegetarians, who don’t eat meat, but do eat eggs and dairy products. This is the most common type of vegetarian diet. Pesci-vegetarians eat fish, dairy, and eggs, but don’t eat red meat or poultry. Lacto-vegetarians eat dairy products, but not eggs, meat, poultry, or seafood. Vegans are total vegetarians and eat only plant foods. They abstain from all animal-derived foods, including honey and gelatin. Eating a balanced diet when you’re vegetarian requires a little extra attention.

Vegetarians, especially vegans, need to make sure they get enough iron, protein, calcium, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids nutrients that are readily available from meat and dairy sources. Sunrider provides a convenient way for vegetarians to fill in nutritional gaps with its premium-quality foods, beverages, and supplements. VitaSpray® provides an all-natural way to deliver vitamin B12 and other nutrients. Each spray of this specially formulated herbal complex provides 200% of the recommended daily value of vitamin B12. The iron from Spirulina® has been found to be easily absorbed by the digestive system, unlike the iron found in spinach and other various plant sources. Spirulina® is composed largely of protein and is a natural source of essential and nonessential amino acids. One Metabalance 44® capsule provides 80% of the recommended daily values for vitamin C, 35% of the recommended daily values for iron, and 8% of the recommended daily values for calcium.

Herb Cal® Tab is a superior calcium supplement formulated with ultra-pure calcium mined from fossilized coral in the ocean. Each chewable tab contains 250 mg of calcium, 25% of the recommended daily value, plus omega-3 fatty acids from flax seed oil. Each serving of VitaShake® provides 4 grams of a protein that’s similar to super-concentrated tofu and contains no chemically processed or animal-based protein, making it perfect for vegetarians and health-conscious individuals. NuPlus® provides a powerful plant-based nutrition that’s expertly formulated to fill in nutritional gaps. SunBar® provides protein, healthy fatty acids, fiber, and vitamins from its proprietary blend of nuts, grains, soybeans, dried fruits, wheat germ oil, and other all-natural ingredients. By eating a variety of healthy foods, supplemented with Sunrider® products, vegetarians can be sure to get the balance of nutrients needed to support optimal health and vitality. Have you tried any of these Sunrider® products? Let us know your experience in the comment section below, we’d like to know.

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