Survey on Vegans’ Nutrient Intakes

Update: This survey is only for people living in the United States.

Kelly Blanco, a graduate student in the Department of Dietetics & Nutrition at Florida International University in Miami, is conducting a research study to examine the intake of calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorus in vegans.

She is requesting that vegans fill out this on-line survey, which will take 20 to 30 minutes of your time:

Thank you to anyone who decides to take part!

3 Responses to “Survey on Vegans’ Nutrient Intakes”

  1. Mark Osborne Says:

    Just submitted mine. Happy to help anyone who is doing research on the health of vegans!

    When I take a quick estimate based on my normal diet phosphorus probably hits RDA, vitamin D is fine because I supplement, but calcium is near the 700 IU end of the 700 to 1000 IU recommended range.

  2. linas Says:

    I spent around 15 minutes carefully answering all the questions when the last page showed up asking me in which US state I live. The problem is that I’m not from the USA and just waisted my time. If the questionnaire is publicized on the Internet, the fact that the research is focused only on people from the USA should be clearly mentioned in the first page. Otherwise it can confuse many people.

  3. Rami Says:

    I track my nutritional intake. I have never ever had a problem getting way over 100% of the RDI of phosphorus. Vitamin D is almost always under 100%. I get a bit from fortified soy- and almond milk, and occasionally from Monterey mushrooms (which are supposed to supply 100% of the RDI). I also make an effort to spend at least 15-20 minutes a day out in the sun, usually after my work out. I make an effort to get up to 1000 mg of calcium a day. Whenever I make sure that eat all the leafy greens I am supposed to, beans and have a cup of fortified almond milk, it’s totally doable.

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