01 Aug '11, 10am

Alpha and omega3 Ask Umbra on vitamins for vegetarians | Grist: Seeking to fortify your diet in sustainable ways...

Alpha and omega3 Ask Umbra on vitamins for vegetarians | Grist: Seeking to fortify your diet in sustainable ways...

Hi. I am an ovo-lacto vegetarian. I am worried that due to my diet I may be lacking in omega 3 fatty acids. I was wondering if you could recommend a vegetarian-friendly omega-3 vitamin and also a daily multivitamin. I also wanted to make sure that vitamins aren’t bad for the environment before I start buying them. Any help or guidance you could give would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, nellatterb New York, NY Look before you swallow. Photo: Shannon Kringen A. Dearest nellatterb, I am flattered that you’ve come to me for guidance. However, Grist’s highly trained legal department (which really only consists of this yellow legal pad I just found) would like me to remind you that your friendly neighborhood Umbra is neither a doctor nor a nutritionist, and to consult the proper degree-wielding personnel (look for the ones deep in debt with beaming extended family members). Now...

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