Nutrients

Turmeric

Turmeric

Since going more or less vegan, I’ve been putting a pinch of turmeric in my breakfast cereal or porridge, every morning (along with a few spoons of flaxseed). That’s because I’ve seen so many news items and information in my reference books about the potential beneficial effects. The culinary powder I use is from the …

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12

I was a bit startled to read that vegans can end up deficient in vitamin B12. There’s little or no B12 in a plant-based diet, so vegans have to get it some other way. Some breakfast cereals have it added in small quantities, but the only serious option is to take a supplement. Medical advice …

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