Intake of macro- and micronutrients in Danish vegans

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Since information about macro- and micronutrient intake among vegans is limited we aimed to determine and evaluate their dietary and supplementary intake. Seventy 18-61 years old Danish vegans completed a four-day weighed food record from which their daily intake of macro- and micronutrients was assessed and subsequently compared to an age-range-matched group of 1 257 omnivorous individuals from the general Danish population. Moreover, the vegan dietary and supplementary intake was compared to the 2012 Nordic Nutrition Recommendations (NNR). Dietary intake differed significantly between vegans and the general Danish population in all measured macro- and micronutrients (p 
Original languageEnglish
Article number115
Issue number1
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2015
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  • Danish, Diet, Habitual diet, Macronutrient, Micronutrient, Self-reported, Supplement, Nutriton recommendation

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