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....

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Vegan diets “starve unborn babies brains of critical nutrients”

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