Vegetarian Foods for Good Health
There are dozens of important micronutrients
including vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and others, which play an
important role in vegetarian/vegan nutrition and dietary health. The following
general list of vegetarian/vegan foods contains the most nutrient-dense
foods for optimum micronutrient intake.
Nutrient Dense Vegetarian Foods
This is not a comprehensive list of healthy
vegetarian foods. It simply highlights those foods that score especially
highly for their micronutrient ingredients.
If your diet includes these nutritious
foods on a regular basis, your intake of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals
should be perfectly adequate.
Nori and Kombu seaweeds
Nutri-Grain breakfast cereal
All green leafy vegetables
Vitamin B12 fortified foods
Vitamin D fortified foods