Ask the Dietitian

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Ginny-Messina1 Have questions about nutrition? You’re not alone! Sorting through all of the information out there can be tricky. That’s why V-lish.com has partnered with registered dietitian Ginny Messina to bring you a weekly column answering health and nutrition questions submitted by V-lish readers like you.

 

 

Ginny Messina is a registered dietitian and a public health nutritionist. She writes and speaks about vegetarian and vegan diets for both health professionals and the public. Ginny has written multiple books on the subject of plant-based nutrition, including Vegan for Life and Vegan for Her. You can follow Ginny’s work at The Vegan R.D.

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Q & A

Can I actually be healthy on a vegan diet?
Can I get enough protein from plant foods?
Will I get enough calcium without consuming dairy?
Will I become anemic if I stop eating meat? Which plant foods supply iron? 
How does diet affect cancer risk?
How can I boost my energy on a plant-based diet?
Is the Vitamin A in plant foods as good as meat and milk?
Do we need to eat fish?
Should I eat nuts?
How much and what kinds of soy do people in Asia eat?
Which plant milks provide the best nutrition?
Do I have to worry about Vitamin B12?
Can I be vegan if I can’t cook?
What are good snacks for kids?
Are vegetables like cauliflower and parsnips good for you?
How can I meet my nutritional needs?
What are healthy fats for kids?

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