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VZ 149: The Importance of Iron (and How to Get Enough When You Follow a Plant-Based Diet)

Iron on a Plant-Based Diet In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll share what we’ve learned about iron as a result of Larissa’s recent diagnosis of severe iron deficiency. Please note that some of the links on this page may be affiliate links and, at no additional cost to you, we will earn …

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Healthy Nachos Options

It was dark outside, but little Vickie waited.  She should be asleep, but there she was, wide awake and waiting.  A little after eleven she heard the slam of the car door…dad was home from work.  And that meant one thing…nachos! A bag of chips, a pile of cheese, and a few minutes in the …

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All About Beans (VZ17)

    Beans and other legumes just may be the vegetarian’s and vegan’s best friends.  Pinto, kidney, red, pink, Great Northern, lima…no matter which one you choose, you’ll be picking a winner.  Beans — as well as other legumes such as peas, lentils and peanuts — are amazing sources of protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates …

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