Thursday, May 24, 2007

Resources on vegan diets

In an earlier post linking to an article on veganism's alleged dangers to pregnant women and infants, I said, "I presume vegans will come forward to justify their choice not just for themselves, but also for their children." In response, commenter Jeff points us to two   articles about the adequacy of vegan diets for everyone including pregnant women and infants.

I personally would have preferred a more pointed rebuttal of Nina Planck's artcle (she has some additional info on her website). A little bit of search on Tailrank sent me off to several blog posts: Fat-free vegan kitchen (see the update at the end), iPalimpsest, Isachandra. Dr. John McDougall has a (almost point-by-point) response to Planck's column.


  1. Anonymous said...

    Thanks for this followup post. It is terribly unfair to dismiss soy milk with such a cavalier attitude. I personally know some parents who are able to ingest dairy but their kids are lactose intolerant.

    When they decide to wean or could not produce enough milk, soy milk/formula was the only alternative.