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Vegetarian or ve­gan during pregnancy?

What if I’m a vegetarian or vegan?

People who are following special diets are usually very aware of their dietary needs and are careful about getting the nutrients they need. However, following a specific diet doesn’t mean you’ re eating well - every specific diet also has options for junk food, and it’s important to recognise that. The same general rules hold true no matter what your specific diet is - whole foods filled with protein should fill most of your plate.
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You should be eating healthy fats and vegetables and avoiding sugar. Vegetarians and vegans have to take special care to consume enough vitamin B12, since most sources of this vitamin are animal products. It’s also important to make sure you are getting enough omega-3 essential oils - recent research has emphasised that algae-based supplements provide the most absorbable form of this essential oil for vegans and vegetarians.

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