Vegan Health & Nutrition

Statutory Bodies’ official statement on vegan diets:

  • The NHS (National Health Service, UK) gives guidelines on vegan diets, saying: “With good planning and an understanding of what makes up a healthy, balanced vegan diet, you can get all the nutrients your body needs”.
  • The American Dietetic Association advises that:”Appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases”.
  • The American Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsthe world’s largest organisation of food and nutrition professionals – has endorsed the vegan diet, saying that the diet is suitable for everyone.

Clinical Studies:

Numerous clinical studies have shown that a well planned vegan diet provides adequate nutrition at all stages of life, and may be helpful in preventing serious diseases such as cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Vitamins and Nutrients in the Vegan Diet:

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Pregnancy, Babies and Children:

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Books on Vegan Health:

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Movies on Vegan Health:

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