8 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need (Page 9)



Zinc is important for a properly functioning immune system plus cell growth and division, among other things. Although plentiful in beef, pork and lamb, you can also find it in soy products, peanuts and legumes, though bioavailability of zinc from plant sources is lower than from animal sources.

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