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From: MM (
Subject:         Re: Eat raw, keep your brain, grow your heart
Date: April 27, 2015 at 9:41 pm PST

In Reply to: Re: Eat raw, keep your brain, grow your heart posted by temp on April 13, 2015 at 8:35 am:

"Nutrients of concern when eating strict plant
based according to research can include vitamin
b12, vitamin D, zinc, calcium, iron, iodine(sea
vegetables are a great vegan source), sulfur-
bonded amino acids such as taurine and
methionine, conditionally essential amino acids
such as carnitine, pre-formed omega-3 fatty acids
such as DHA and so on."

This is, according to Dr. Colin Campbell,
"reductionist" thinking and is flawed.

Dr. McDougall just came out with a newsletter
showing that supplementing with Vit D can be

Zinc can be found in pumpkin and sunflower seeds.

Methionine is one amino acid we all need LESS of
and Dr. Greger has several videos showing that
cancer cells are methionine dependent whereas
normal cells are not.

Calcium can be gotten from citrus and leafy

B-12 is a problem for everyone. Animal foods may
contain it but most also contain antibiotics
which render it useless because they kill off
healthy flora.

Udo Erasmus, one of the foremost authorities on
fats says he has gone mostly vegetarian/vegan and
says we can get all the DHA we need from

If input into Cronometer one can indeed eat a
very balanced raw vegan diet long-term. 80/10/10
may not always be that diet since it only focuses
on macro-nutrients and not micronutrients.

Victor Van Epps did a great video on where to get
most of these nutrients.

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