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Nutrition 101: Nutrient-Rich Recipes for Spring

By kathypatalsky |

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Lets all settle into our classroom seats everyone. Yes even you, mom and dad. It is time for a little Nutrition 101. I’m sure we can all remember taking a nutrition class back in school or even picking up a book or scanning a website on our own to brush up on our nutrition info. Anyone looking to improve their health will want to figure out what all that healthy food does inside our bodies. So there is always time for a little refresher course in nutrition. And even better, being able to quickly try a plant-based recipe that is rich in the nutrient you are most interested in.

Proper nutrition is essential for staying energized, happy, strong and even beautiful! Your hair, skin, heart, digestive system, blood cells, bones and joints (and more!) ask for key nutrients to keep them healthy. Feed your body what it craves. These delicious vegan recipe ideas will help!

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Vegan Recipes for Healthy Eating

Vitamin A-rich Carrot Slaw

Vitamin A is essential for healthy eyesight. It is an antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals that damage cells and also helps your brain, nerves, teeth and bones. Vitamin A is an anti-aging nutrient and can help keep you beautiful and healthy from the inside out. Good sources of vitamin A include carrots, sweet potato, kale, spinach, cantaloupe, apricots, mango, peas and romaine lettuce.
Make detox carrot slaw

Disclaimer: As always, consult with your physician about your personal dietary needs and nutrition intake.
Resources: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ and http://www.nutrition.gov/

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Kathy Patalsky is a blogger, author and photographer. Her website www.Healthy-Happy-Life.com features creative vegan recipes. She is the author of 365 Vegan Smoothies (Spring 2013). She is also the founder of FindingVegan.com.

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