Perform as a Vegetarian Athlete

Common Nutrient Deficiencies Continued

Omega 3 fatty acids:

  • Ground flaxseeds
  • Walnuts
  • Salmon, sardines, halibut, snapper, trout
  • Shrimp, scallops
  • Edamame
  • Tofu

Riboflavin:

  • Crimini mushrooms
  • Yogurt
  • Soybeans
  • Spinach, cooked
  • Cow's or goat's milk
  • Tempeh

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Vitamin B6:

  • Tuna, cod, salmon, snapper, halibut
  • Banana

Vitamin B12:

  • Sardines, snapper, salmon, halibut
  • Scallops, shrimp

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Vitamin D:

  • Sunshine
  • Salmon, sardines, cod
  • Shrimp
  • Cow's milk
  • Egg, whole

Zinc:

  • Sesame and pumpkin seeds
  • Yogurt
  • Green peas
  • Shrimp
  • Crimini mushrooms

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