May 21, 2007 8:34 AM Subscribe
Death by Veganism.
"I was once a vegan. But well before I became pregnant, I concluded that a vegan pregnancy was irresponsible
. You cannot create and nourish a robust baby merely on foods from plants.
Indigenous cuisines offer clues about what humans, naturally omnivorous, need to survive, reproduce and grow: traditional vegetarian diets, as in India, invariably include dairy and eggs for complete protein, essential fats and vitamins. There are no vegan societies for a simple reason: a vegan diet
is not adequate in the long run."
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