Vegan Baby

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Food writer Nina Planck, author of Real Food: What to Eat and Why, discusses the effects of a vegan diet on developing bodies.  Some parents have gone to jail for imposing their own restrictions on their kids. A vegan diet for babies may lack cholesterol (used to make nerve cells), vitamin B12 (found only in animal foods) and usable vitamins A and D (found in eggs, fish, meat and butter). Nina discussed the risks of a vegan baby diet in this recent New York Times op-ed article.

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