Vegetarian diet and all its variations (f.e. vegan) provides you with plenty of health benefits, if done correctly. When on this diet, you need to pay extra attention to the following vitamins, minerals and microelements to avoid their deficiency: calcium, iron, zinc, iodine, vitamin B12, vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and sufficient amount of protein. […]

Vegans know very well that they have to supplement their diet with vitamin B12 to stay healthy. Remarkably, they may also be deficient in the trace element iodine, according to a recent study.