Vegan diet does not include animal products.
Vegan diets are regarded as appropriate for all stages of the life-cycle by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics , the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council , and Dietitians of Canada .
Last Updated: 16 October 2016
Nutrient-dense foods are foods that have a
lot of nutrients but relatively few calories.
Nutrient-dense foods and beverages
contain: vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and other beneficial substances that may have positive health effects.
They are also naturally lean or
low in saturated fat, and have little or no added saturated fat, sugars, refined starches, and sodium.
Examples of nutrient dense foods are: beans and peas, fresh fruit, unsalted nuts and seeds, vegetables, whole grains - most fruitarian foods are nutrient-dense.