90% of vegetarians and vegans may lack this essential nutrient

Renaissance Fitness and omega 3 fatty acids
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know eating oily fish comes with many health benefits. That’s because the omega 3 fatty acids DHA and EPA found in oily fish are essential nutrients for our body. Our brain and retina are abundant in omega 3 fatty acids . They have many more benefits from improved cognitive function, healthy aging, weight management and potentially even more.   If you are a vegetarian or vegan however, fish is obviously off the menu. &nbs...

Vegetarians, vegans and b12 deficiency

I had a lot of great feedback from my last article on vegetarian dietary needs. One such point is that I might have come across a bit harsh on vegetarians themselves. If so this was not my intention. So I’d like to highlight, although being a vegetarian means you may need to be more aware of nutrient deficiencies.   It can be a very healthy diet and although it is very difficult to predict, some studies even show Seventh Day Adventists who ate little or no meat showed increases in he...