Micronutrient status and intake in omnivores, vegetarians and vegans in Switzerland.

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Summary of "Micronutrient status and intake in omnivores, vegetarians and vegans in Switzerland."

Vegetarian and vegan diets have gained popularity in Switzerland. The nutritional status of individuals who have adopted such diets, however, has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to assess the intake and status of selected vitamins and minerals among vegetarian and vegan adults living in Switzerland.


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Name: European journal of nutrition
ISSN: 1436-6215


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