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    The Vegan Diet

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    plant sources, and it is less well absorbed. People who depend in the vegetarian food are at high risk of iron deficiency anemia. However, Amanda can overcomes this obstacle by consuming sufficient amount of vegetarian foods that rich in iron, also consuming small doses of vitamin C with the non-heme iron increasing the iron absorption, and she may take iron supplement as well. The other nutrient deficient that may occur is zinc. Zinc is important to the immune system, hormones synthesis, fat and protein metabolism and cell growth and development. The zinc deficiency can causes multiple problems, such as diarrhea, poor neurological function and decreased the synthesis of thyroid hormone. The zinc…

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    Pernicious Anemia There are many types of diseases that are categorized in either immune or autoimmune disease. A common disease is pernicious anemia that is known to be dangerous and is a condition in which the body does not have enough healthy blood cells. When the intestines cannot properly absorb vitamin B12, then the body has a small amount of red blood cells. The word ‘pernicious’ means deadly due to that in the past, there was no treatment or any ways to prevent it. Pernicious anemia is…

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    myasthenia gravis, secondary amenorrhea, type 1 diabetes, testicular dysfunction, or vitiligo (USNLM pars. 2-3). Symptoms of the disorder can range from mild to moderate, and can include the desire to eat ice or non-food items, digestive issues (such as diarrhea or constipation), general fatigue or a lack of energy, increase ease of light-headedness, reduced appetite, pale skin, difficulty concentrating, shortness of breath, and bleeding gums or swollen areas in mouths. Basic exams and tests…

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    The Myth Of Vegetarianism

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    It's not easy to be a vegetarian in this country. Not eating meat is treated with a lot of suspicion and a lot of misinformation. Turns out that the common wisdom that everybody seems to believe about eating a plant based diet is generally wrong or misguided. Here's some facts about vegetarianism: Myth: If you go on a vegetarian diet you can forget about ever feeling full or satisfied. The truth is, if you're eating lots of plant foods, you're also getting a lot of fiber and fiber is the what…

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    Why that there is a lot of people prefer to be a vegetarians? People who eats meat they often ask why people become vegetarians and they want to know why they want to give up eating meats and what they eat and be happy with their food. There is many reason that told us why they being vegans. Being a vegetarian is very healthy for the body because it’s free of saturated fat, cholesterol, and animal hovering and contains a high content of dietary fiber and folic acid, and antioxidants, such as…

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    Veganism Essay

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    People who live a vegan lifestyle generally have deficiencies with vitamins such as vitamin B, vitamin B12, vitamin D and so on. A common vegan diet has a lack of certain vital nutrients like vitamin B12 which are important for the formation of blood as well as brain function. Vitamin B12 is a vitamin that is involved in the function of every cell in the body. It is especially important for preventing your blood from clotting. Due to vitamin B12 being critical for life and isn't found in any…

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    Personal Wellness

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    the book, Access to Health, we are taught that a vegetarian is very healthy and can reduce many health risks. Yes, a vegetarian diet is healthier than a diet that consumes animal protein, but eating diary and eggs can also have health risks. We are then told that a vegan diet comes with risks and vegans may be deficient in many minerals and vitamins. However, nothing could be further from the truth.…

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    grams of protein. The almighty spinach is 51% protein and contains 5 grams per cup (5). So for the average vegan consuming all their daily recommended amounts, getting the nutrients isn’t difficult. Although, there is one vitamin vegans need to keep a little more track of , B12. Vitamin B12 is important for the normal formation of red blood cells and the health of nerve cells in your body. B12 is found naturally in animal products but sadly there is no reliable B12 in plants. If a person does…

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    for plant food it usually takes more than a single serving to provide these nutrients. Meat provides saturated fat which enables the function of the immune system and nervous system. Saturated fats contain fat soluble vitamins needed for the proper function of serotonin receptors in the brain. According to a study done by researchers at the Institute of Social Medical and Epidemiology, vegetarians are more likely to suffer from anxiety disorders, due to the low levels of cholesterol they have…

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    Essay On Raynaud's Disease

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    they might be cause for concern. Common Causes of Cold Fingers and Toes • Dehydration If you’re adequately hydrated, water will trap heat and release it slowly, keeping your body temperature in a comfortable zone. With less water, your body is more sensitive to extreme temperatures. Water warms you up another way as well. It helps power your metabolism, and a sluggish metabolism translates into less overall body heat. Aim for the requisite eight glasses a day at a minimum, but always drink more…

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