e l asked in Food & DrinkVegetarian & Vegan · 9 years ago

I am becoming vegetarian, and I need advice on nutrition, recepies, and websites I should be looking into?

I don't want to become low on iron, or vitamin deficient. Therefore, I need advice from vegetarians on what exactly to eat to maintain a good health while being vegetarian. Thank you.

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    Congratulations on your decision. First of all, stop thinking that turning vegetarian will affect your nutrition in a bad way. Vegetarian food is in fact healthier and more complete than any non-vegetarian diet.

    All varieties of fruits are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Green leafy vegetables are extremely rich in iron.

    Meat is mostly composd of proteins and no other nutrient, so to compensate this need you must eat more pulses, soy, gram, whole grains, milk, cheese, mushrooms, eggs.

    If you find Indian food good, you can find an enormous number of vegetarian recipes on the web as Indians (including me) are hugely vegetarian.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I've had iron deficiency and its not fun.

    One way to avoid it is by eating lots of leafy greens such as spinach and broccoli or even kale. My favorite recipe is kale chips:

    http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=16094.0

    This site is extremely helpful with getting to know your foods and their nutritional values:

    http://www.happycow.net/vegan_nutrition101.html

    Even though you are not a vegan, this information is very valuable.

    This site has perfect vegan recipes which can also easily be made in vegetarian meals:

    http://vegweb.com/

    Source(s): 1 year of vegetarianism :)
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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    OMG you need to go to http://happyherbivore.com/ the BEST place for vegetarians and vegans. All the recipes are VEGAN and delicious!!!!

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