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438 Possible Causes for Vegan Diet

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    A dietary history revealed the child subscribed to a restrictive vegan diet with little to no intake of animal products or other fortified foods.[] Therefore, efforts should be directed to preventing deficiency in pregnant and breast-feeding women on vegan diets and their infants by giving them vitamin B12 supplements[] Rauma AL, Torronen R, Hanninen O, Mykkanen H: Vitamin B 12 status of long-term adherents of a strict uncooked vegan diet (‘living food diet’) is compromised.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] of a vegan diet on the risk of diabetes, as well as cancer.[] As meat is a good source of iron, athletes who adhere to a vegetarian or vegan diet should be particularly careful to ensure adequate dietary iron consumption.[] Some studies suggest vegetarians or vegans are more at risk of iron deficiency anaemia because of the lack of meat in their diet.[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Some might expect that since the vegan diet contains a form of iron that is not that well absorbed, vegans might be prone to developing iron deficiency anemia.[] People with known risk factors such as a strict vegan diet or history of gastric bypass surgery for either type of anemia should take supplements after discussing the proper[] Diet-related Malnutrition – poverty, premature babies (milk is poor source of iron), young children who are picky eaters Strict vegetarian and vegan diets Cereal-based diets[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia

    Babies born to women who eat a vegan diet should be checked by a doctor to see whether they need extra vitamin B12.[] People who eat a vegan diet and older adults who don't eat a variety of foods may need to take a daily vitamin pill to get enough B12.[] People who follow a vegan diet can prevent it by taking a daily vitamin pill or by eating foods that have been fortified with B12.[]

  • Vitamin B Deficiency

    VEGAN DIET AND VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY Does following a vegan diet leave you with vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms? It’s something to consider, experts say.[] Babies born to women who eat a vegan diet should be checked by a doctor to see whether they need extra vitamin B12.[] After all, fish , meat, poultry, eggs , and dairy products—all foods not included in a vegan diet—are classic sources of vitamin B12.[]

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    If you shun the sun, suffer from milk allergies, or adhere to a strict vegan diet, you may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency.[] diets A significant proportion of the UK population have low vitamin D status.[] This is likely if you follow a strict vegan diet, because most of the natural sources are animal-based, including fish and fish oils, egg yolks, fortified milk, and beef liver[]

  • Overeating

    Or ethical (“I’m vegan.”) Or well-informed (“I’ll try being gluten free.”) I restricted myself , like a dieter.[] I didn’t realize I had food rules in my head, because I never dieted. Officially. But I always made promises to myself.[]

  • Arthritis

    One study looked at the effects of a very low-fat vegan diet on people with moderate-to-severe RA.[] In a famous 13-month-long randomized controlled trial of plant-based diets for rheumatoid arthritis, patients were put on a vegan diet for three and a half months, and then[] Healthful weight loss from eating a vegan diet is also anti-inflammatory, further helping cool irritated joints. Here's how to get started with pain-safe foods.[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    Few studies include vegan subjects as a distinct experimental group, yet when vegan diets are directly compared to vegetarian and omnivorous diets, a pattern of protective[] There are conflicting weight-loss strategies, including low-carbohydrate diets, low glycemic-index diets, low-fat vegan diets, conventional low-fat diets, and high-protein[] There are conflicting weight‐loss strategies, including low‐carbohydrate diets, low glycemic‐index diets, low‐fat vegan diets, conventional low‐fat diets, and high‐protein[]

  • Rickets

    Calcium and vitamin D intakes are low in infants who are fed vegan diets, particularly in those who are lactovegans, and monitoring of their vitamin D status is essential.[]

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