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Female vegan runners found to excel at dietary iron intake

In a pilot study which aimed to characterize dietary habits and nutritional intake of omnivorous, lacto-ovo vegetarian and vegan runners, female omnivorous and lacto-ovo vegetarians achieved the recommended daily intake of 15 mg iron only after supplementation, while female vegans consumed adequate amounts solely via their diet. 

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BMC Nutrition is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of nutritional sciences, including public health nutrition and global interventions, nutritional epidemiology, the biological underpinnings of nutrition in the body, clinical nutrition, health and nutrition throughout the lifecourse, and dietary supplementation for improvement in health and performance. The journal also welcomes papers on developments in nutritional research tools and novel technologies.


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