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Tag: pregnancy

Eating Vegan During Your Pregnancy

Whenever someone finds out that I’m pregnant, they ask me if I’m still vegan or if it’s been harder to avoid eating meat with a baby in my belly. Since vegan pregnancy has been a hot topic in my life over the past seven months, I thought I’d share my vegan pregnancy experience.

Eating Vegan: Folic Acid

Folic acid actually refers to a synthesized version of Folate, a B vitamin, so you’ll often hear the two used interchangeably. The recommendation for folate is 400 micrograms per day and 600 micrograms for pregnant women.

There are tons of plant sources for this important vitamin! Here are just a few.