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I am looking into becoming a vegetarian and was wondering what to keep in mind in terms of nutrition and health? 

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Vitamin B12

There is no vitamin B12 in a vegetarian or vegan diet, so you will have to supplement with B12 on such a diet.

In brief: Vitamin B12

There is no vitamin B12 in a vegetarian or vegan diet, so you will have to supplement with B12 on such a diet.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Balance

Being a vegetarian can be healthy as long as you continue with other sources of lean protein (beans, dairy, etc.
) vegans need to also be concerned about vitamin B12 deficiency and may need supplemental shots from their physician.

In brief: Balance

Being a vegetarian can be healthy as long as you continue with other sources of lean protein (beans, dairy, etc.
) vegans need to also be concerned about vitamin B12 deficiency and may need supplemental shots from their physician.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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