It’s no secret that the plant-based diet is a nutrient powerhouse.
If you look at the nutritional profiles of the most common foods in a particular diet, the clear winner, across the board, is fruits and vegetables (including nuts, seeds, legumes, and the like).
But still, there are a few hard-to-get nutrients for vegans, most talked about, Vitamin B12.
But as much as some plant-based advocates hate to admit it, B12 is not the only hard-to-get nutrient.
Below I break down seven hard-to-get vitamins and minerals not commonly found in abundance in plant foods, and how to get them through whole foods.