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No Problem With Plant-Based Plates

By Kate Kellaway

Contrary to popular misconception, adequately planned vegetarian diets can easily meet your body's requirements for protein, iron and zinc – but the jury's out on vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids.

The popularity of plant-based diets is on the increase, so are they the way of the future or a recipe for malnutrition? The Medical Journal of Australia devoted a supplement to exploring several common questions about the health and nutritional value of vegetarian diets.

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