As a clinician, what regular clinical testing or screening is appropriate for vegans and vegetarians? Are supplements needed? Are they healthful for patients of all ages? What about the pitfalls, say nutrient shortages? How should you evaluate patients’ diets if they are vegan or vegetarian?
Let’s talk to dietitian Sharon Palmer on the Breaking Down Nutrition for Medical Professionals podcast and find out the diet strategies you can use to ensure your patients are meeting their nutrient needs.
We dietitians know Sharon as the plant powered RDN. Her Master’s Degree is in Sustainable Food Systems. She serves as the nutrition editor for Today’s Dietitian and judge for the James Beard Journalism Awards. Plus Sharon blogs every day for her online community (170K members strong) at The Plant-Powered Dietitian.
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