Study title and authors:
Long-Term Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian Diet Impairs Vitamin B-12 Status in Pregnant Women
This study can be accessed at: http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/abstract/134/12/3319
Pregnant women consuming a long-term predominantly vegetarian diet have over a 7 times increased risk of vitamin B-12 deficiency than pregnant women on an average diet.
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Recipe of the day
Minted Pesto Chicken Stir-Fry
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•1/4 cup olive oil;
•1 lb tender chicken, cut in thing strips;
•1 sliced onion;
•1 lb mushrooms of any kind, quartered;
Process the mint and pine nuts, if using, in a food processor and slowly integrate the olive oil. Heat the wok and stir-fry the chicken with your chosen fat. Remove the chicken from the wok, reheat and stir-fry the onion for 3-4 minutes. Add the mushrooms and stir-fry for another 2 minutes. Return the chicken to the wok and stir in the mint pesto. Cook for another 3 minutes, until everything is hot.
|Minted Pesto Chicken Stir-Fry|