Vegan diets “starve unborn babies brains of critical nutrients”

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The increasing popularity of plant-based and vegan diets risks lowering the intake of a nutrient critical for brain health that is mainly found in animal foods, a nutritionist has said.

Moving away from diets rich in animal products could have ‘unintended consequences’ for the consumption of choline, according to a BMJ article, entitled: ‘Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?’

The essential dietary nutrient is critical for brain health, particularly during foetal development, and also influences liver function.

But the amount produced by the liver is not...

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Vegan diets “starve unborn babies brains of critical nutrients”

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