Certain micronutrient deficiencies are common in vegan diets, such as vitamin B12 and iron. However, vegans and vegetarians frequently have higher levels of other micronutrients, such as vitamins C and E. Getting the required micronutrients is essential for maintaining optimal health when following a vegan diet. In this clip, Rich Roll and Dr. Rhonda Patrick discuss the dietary deficiencies common in vegan and non-vegan diets.

This clip was taken from the FoundMyFitness interview with Rich Roll found at https://youtu.be/i8ORtH7IxFc

Original episode published on Jan 23, 2016
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About FoundMyFitness: Rhonda Patrick has a Ph.D. in biomedical science from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She also has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biochemistry/chemistry from the University of California. She has done extensive research on aging, cancer, and nutrition.

It is Dr. Patrick’s goal to challenge the status quo and encourage the wider public to think about health and longevity using a proactive, preventative approach.

Learn more about Dr. Rhonda Patrick and her mission for FoundMyFitness at www.foundmyfitness.com

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