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Nutritional Importance of Animal Source Foods

URL: https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/133/11/3932S/4818051

Journal: The Journal of Nutrition

 Publication Date: 11/2003

 Summary: A review of the micronutrient deficiencies that have been identified in people on a vegetarian diet and the negative health consequences of these deficiencies. All of these nutrients are abundant in animal products and only low level of animal product intake would be required to reverse or prevent these deficiencies.