Top Mistakes New Vegans Should Avoid
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Becoming a vegan means putting an end to all meat and dairy products, but it shouldn’t necessarily mean also eating healthy all the time and becoming gluten-free. Veganism as a diet is not about health consciousness and making boring salads for meals. You can totally have fun with vegan food and make vegan versions of your favourite snack. If you are transition to veganism for health reasons, then try to achieve a perfect balance rather than forcing yourself to eat things you don’t like. Here are some more things you should avoid.

Not Getting Enough Calcium

Calcium is integral to our body and necessary for the development and maintenance of bones and teeth, so don’t skimp on it. Since a vegan diet cuts out milk, you lose an easy source of calcium, so make sure to get calcium from other sources like fortified dairy-free milk or pulses, tofu, and green veggies.

Messing Around With B12

Vitamin B12 plays several important roles in the body and is important in the creation of red blood cells and DNA, among other processes. The main sources of vitamin B12 are animal products, such as meat, poultry, and milk products. So, a good way to get B12 is through supplements.

Forgetting About Iron

Iron is a very essential, responsible for transporting oxygen throughout your body and a lack of it can cause some serious issues. Of the two types of iron sources heme iron and non-heme iron, heme iron is only present in animal sources, which means vegans never get in their diet. You should include a lot of non-heme iron in your diet to make up for the loss.