Browse our dictionary of key words related to healthy food and sustainable living! Under construction. Feel free to contact us to suggest new words!
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Vitamin B12 – Essential nutrient for brain health. Vegans MUST take B12 because the vegan diet is not rich in this nutrient. Some vegan processed foods contain additive B12, e.g. the so-called fortified plant-based milks. However, B12 supplemental tablets are a better guarantee.
Vitamin D – Essential nutrient that is largely made by the skin when exposed to the sun. Only a few minutes a day (longer in colder seasons, also longer for people of darker skin colors) can suffice for a daily dose of Vitamin D.
Xigua – A West African name for the local species of melon
Yoghurts From Plants
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