There's no way you get deficient in omega 3, protein, calcium and iron on a healthy vegan diet. If you eat unlimited amounts of healthy carbs and limit your fat and protein intake. Even fruit contains omega 3, protein, calcium and iron and you will meet your requirements IF YOU EAT ENOUGH. What's enough? Unlimited amounts of healthy carbs, until you are full. I eat about 3000 kcal a DAY from mostly fruit (and no it doesn't make you fat, I'm skinny). If I eat 3000 kcal of bananas, which I sometimes do, you WILL meet EVERY nutritional requirement. But most of the time I eat 'raw till 4'; during day time I eat unlimited amounts of fruit and in the evening a healthy cooked meal (beans and veggies or a rice dish etc.) Check out the Cronometer app to make a food diary and see for yourself (add 30 bananas and check out the nutritional values)! For vitamin D and B12; even meat eaters are deficient in B12, simply because animal products also don't contain enough and the only way to get the form of vitamin D that you body can actually use is to GO OUTSIDE IN THE SUN EVERYDAY FOR AT LEAST 30 MINS. It's true. Supplements won't help you. Calcium and tryptophan? Again, ever ate enough fruit?? Bananas are ABUNDANT in tryptophan! The misunderstandings are numerous out there.
There's no way you get deficient in omega 3, protein, calcium and iron on a healthy vegan diet. If you eat unlimited amounts of healthy carbs and limit your fat and protein intake. Even fruit contains...... (more)
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