A (pronounced VEE-gun) is a vegetarian who does not eat any animal products, including eggs and dairy products. A well-planned vegan can be nutritionally adequate, even for children and pregnant and lactating women. However, it is important that wise food selections are made. These selections include soymilk with vitamin B, , and . Also important are whole grains, nuts, and seeds, which are rich sources of and other . Foods high in vitamin C will help to increase .