Nutrition Guidelines for Vegan Teenagers

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Nutrition Guidelines for Vegan Teenagers


Learn the essential nutrients to consider when following a vegan diet as a teenager. 

The handout includes:

  • 4-pages outlining the essential nutrients: iron, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, iodine and Vitamin B12

  • Provides Recommended Daily Amounts (RDA) for each nutrient and some examples of plant foods

  • Simple meal ideas you can make at home that include many of the key nutrients needed on a vegan diet

What you'll learn:

  • Role of each essential nutrient in our body

  • What plant foods provide these essential nutrients

  • It is possible to meet all your nutrient needs through a compassionate, vegan lifestyle!


Licensing for health professionals: The following handout is a reproducible client education handout available in PDF format for health professionals. This handout may be reproduced for educational purposes only with credit granted to Karla Moreno-Bryce, MDA, RD, LD, founder of Nutritious Vida. Reproduction for sales purposes is not authorized for personal use or for professionals.

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