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    Default Vegan Diets Raise Concerns For Iodine Deficiency

    Jocelyn Solis-Moreira
    November 16 2020

    A new study comparing a vegan diet with a mixed diet has found no difference in vitamin B12 levels. However, one-third of the vegan participants were iodine-deficient.

    There are many benefits to a vegan diet, including a lower risk of heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes.
    However, a growing concern is the lack of dietary nutrients that are mainly present in animal foods. Two important nutrients are vitamin B12 and iodine.

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