Vitamin b12 deficiency may be a real concern for vegans and can cause an array of symptoms, varying in severity.
It’s not so much that all vegans are at risk but that those who are affected may have severe symptoms. From what I have reviewed it seems like the risk may be exaggerated but if you suffer any warning signs, take steps to figure it out! A simple test can determine whether you are deficient as well as whether you have absorption problems or not. If you have absorption problems, you will have to consider injections in order to get this vitamin. Read More
For the next 6 months I will be eating only plant based foods. I will also be intensifying my training programs in an attempt to add to the growing, yet still sparse dialogue on the viability if being athletic and eating vegan. When I say athletic, I simply mean leading a lifestyle within the ‘very active range’; training fairly intensely 4-6 times per week.