Let’s face it: grocery shopping can be an overwhelming experience. It’s easy to walk into a grocery store with all the best intentions, only to walk out with an overflowing cart filled with items you never intended to buy.
You don’t have to be distracted by grocery store chaos! By making a plan and trying out these 10 registered dietitian-approved grocery shopping tips, you will be on your way to a healthier and easier shopping experience….
As a dietitian who also happens to be vegetarian, I’m frequently asked: “How do you get enough iron without meat?”
This is a great question because iron deficiency is common in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian diets. In fact, iron deficiency is one of the most common mineral deficiencies in the United States.
Getting enough iron with a vegan or vegetarian diet can be easy to do.
In this article, we’ll review the role of iron in the body, plant-based sources of iron, and easy ways to optimize iron absorption.