5 essential nutrients in plants for vegetarians (Part 2)

3. Calcium

Calcium is essential for the body to help teeth, bones and the nervous system working properly. The average consumption of calcium per day for adults is from 1,001 to 1,199 milligrams. Calcium is found in many vegetarian foods such as vegetables, cabbage, broccoli and kale; sea vegetables such as seaweed, algae and other dairy products.

4. Vitamin B12

Adults usually have a consumption of vitamin B12 per day of 1.6 micrograms. Vegetarians could find these nutrients in shitake mushrooms, fermented soybeans, vegetables and algae that contain similar components with B12. Some other products also contain B12 such as yogurt, soy sauce, tofu…

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Carrot salad consists of many vegetables such as apple, carrot, tomatoes contain fiber, vitamin A, B and calcium that are good for your health

5. Fatty Acids

Our Bodies need some kinds of fat to help absorb vitamins, for example: soluble fat such as A, D, E and K to provide energy, adjusting cholesterol, maintaining cardiovascular health and some other important functions.

The saturated fat from animal sources is always recommended to limit in the diet. Also these trans fats in baked goods and potato chips also should be avoided because there is a health risk that comes with such type of food. The experts recommended dosage should consume the amount of omega limited from one to two tablespoons per day.

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Watering lemon basil cream oil, tomato sauce thyme, dried crispy Italian cheesecake is one of the most favorite dish of La Badiane customers

La Badiane has set up special menus for vegetarians. Frugal, gently vegetarian food but still delicious in a luxurious space will attract and satisfy any vegetarian.  Don’t hesitate, go vegan with La Badiane right now!

Please call number (04) 3942.4509 to book a table, La Badiane will be able to prepare in advance and serve you better!