Clinical practice

@article{Winckel2011ClinicalP,
  title={Clinical practice},
  author={Myriam Van Winckel and Saskia vande Velde and Ruth De Bruyne and St{\'e}phanie Van Biervliet},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={170},
  pages={1489-1494}
}
The aim of this review is to give insight on the benefits and risks of vegetarianism, with special emphasis on vegetarian child nutrition. This eating pattern excluding meat and fish is being adopted by a growing number of people. A vegetarian diet has been shown to be associated with lower mortality of ischaemic heart disease and lower prevalence of obesity. Growth in children on a vegetarian diet including dairy has been shown to be similar to omnivorous peers. Although vegetarianism in… Expand
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