Written by UConn Dietetics student Breanna Karabeinikoff The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states that thoughtfully planned vegetarian or vegan diets are nutritionally adequate and appropriate for all stages of life, including pregnancy, infancy, childhood, and older adulthood1. These diets may provide several health benefits. Vegans and vegetarians have reported a lower risk of developing […]
Nutrient Deficiencies Can Happen!
Written by Dietetics Masters CP Student Isabella Gorski Did you know that fewer than 10% of all Americans have a nutrient deficiency? That’s about 3 million people. A nutrient deficiency is what happens when your body does not get enough of a specific nutrient that it needs in order for you to be at your […]