Now, eating vegetarian food Is a healthy eating trend That is becoming popular To have a healthy vegetarian diet Should understand the advantages and disadvantages and techniques of choosing food.
Caution of those who eat vegetarian There will be a risk that the body will lack some important nutrients. Found in meat or animal products.
- Vitamin D, which normally our body will receive vitamin D from 2 main sources which are Due to the body receiving mild sunlight Cause synthesis And stimulate the synthesis of vitamin D from the skin And another source from eating Especially the meat, eggs and milk group.
- Vitamin B12 is usually found in very few plants. In people who do not eat meat May get vitamin B12 from eating eggs and milk.
- Omega 3 fatty acids are fatty acids that consist of 3 groups of substances, namely ALA, EPA and DHA in people who do not eat meat. Most have omega-3 fatty acids at ALA mainly because they are often found in plants such as chia seeds, flax seeds and beans. But usually lacks 2 Omega 3 because EPA and DHA are often found in
Group of deep-sea fish, which these two important substances are substances that help to reduce inflammation in the body and nourish the brain.
In vegetarians, there are options. In order to increase ALA and DHA to the body in the form of a supplement extracted from seaweed.
In vegetarians, there are options. In order to increase ALA and DHA to the body in the form of a supplement extracted from seaweed. For people especially vegetarians Or another option is Self-cultivation. By eating less omega-6 foods such as soybean oil Corn oil And sunflower oil In addition, abstaining from eating foods that contain trans fat. In the processed food group Abstinence And reduce stress It will help the conversion of ALA to EPA and DHA better.
Information provided by: Dr. Narumon Thongsriiam
Compiled by: Medisci