Veggiepedia Dictionary A-Z

Browse our dictionary of key words related to healthy food and sustainable living! Under construction. Feel free to contact us to suggest new words!

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

Apple

Apricot

Avocado


B

Banana

Beans


C

Chickpeas


D

Dates


E

Eggplant


F

Figs


G

Gluten-Free

Grapes

Grapefruit


H

Hummus


I

Iceberg lettuce


J

Jackfruit


K

Kale


L

Lemon

Lime


M

Muskmelon


N

Navy beans


O

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-6 Fatty Acids


P

Pine nuts

PiƱa Colada

Pineapple


R

Red beans

Rice paper


S

Strawberry

Sweet potato


T

Turnip


U

Ulluco


V

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.


W

Watermelon


X

Xigua – A West African name for the local species of melon


Y

Yeast

Yoghurts From Plants


Z

Zucchini


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