• Corpus ID: 10206591

Meat or wheat for the next millennium ? A Debate Pro veg The nutritional adequacy of plant-based diets

  title={Meat or wheat for the next millennium ? A Debate Pro veg The nutritional adequacy of plant-based diets},
  author={Thomas A Sanders},
The nutritional adequacy of plant-based diets is discussed. Energy and protein intakes are similar for plant-based diets compared with those containing meat. Fe and vitamin B 12 are the nutrients most likely to be found lacking in such diets. Bioactive substances present in foods of plant origin significantly influence the bioavailability of minerals and requirements for vitamins. Wellbalanced vegetarian diets are able to support normal growth and development. It is concluded that meat is an… 

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Dietary Choice: Perspectives from a Behavioural and Social Change Approach

Some of the environmental and health consequences of current dietary practices are reviewed, literature on the determinants of consuming a plant-based diet is reviewed, and recommendations for further research in this area are provided.

Conocimientos alimentarios de vegetarianos y veganos chilenos Food knowledge of chilean vegetarians and vegans

Both vegetarian and vegans have insufficient knowledge to reach a balanced diet and to avoid micronutrients deficiencies and health professionals should be prepared in this area to give adequate nutritional advice.

Justice, negative GHIs, and the consumption of farmed animal products

It is argued that those who exceed their fair share of negative GHI might curtail their consumption and that the costs of reducing negative GHIs in this domain might be lower than the costs associated with other things that could be done to reducenegative GHIs.

RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Influence of Dietary Habits on Health Risk Factors

It can be concluded that high risk individuals, once-identified can be encouraged to familiarize themselves with meatless options through recipes, cookbooks, online resources, and classes; and their medical care-givers can enlist the expertise of dietetic professionals in ensuring complete nutrition.

Vegetarian diet and mental disorders: results from a representative community survey

The analysis of the respective ages at adoption of a vegetarian diet and onset of a mental disorder showed that the adoption of the vegetarian diet tends to follow the onset of mental disorders.



The energy and nutrient intakes of different types of vegetarian: a case for supplements?

It is recommended that ‘new’ vegetarians and vegans should use appropriate dietary supplements and the impact of low I intakes should be further studied, and it is recommended the most involved vegetarians were the least involved in a ‘vegetarian lifestyle’.

Vegetarian children: appropriate and inappropriate diets.

Acceptable and appropriate vegetarian diets fulfill the Recommended Dietary Allowances and other authoritative dietary guidelines dealing with balance, variety, moderation, and developmental

Taurine concentrations in the diet, plasma, urine and breast milk of vegans compared with omnivores

Taurine was absent from the vegan diet and occurred in variable amounts in the diets of the omnivores, and urinary taurine levels were less than half those of the Omnivores but plasma and breast-milk levels were only slightly lower.

Risk of nutritional rickets among vegetarian children.

Records of the dietary intake of 52 preschool vegetarian children seen from 1974 to 1976 revealed that macrobiotic vegetarian diets provided amounts of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorus that were

The growth and development of vegan children

The results of this study show that children can be successfully reared on a vegan diet providing sufficient care is taken to avoid the known pitfalls of a bulky diet and vitamin B12 deficiency.

Dietary carotenoids and their role in combating vitamin A deficiency: a review of the literature.

It is too early to draw firm conclusions about the role of carotene-rich fruits and vegetables in overcoming vitamin A deficiency, and studies are required to quantify the impact of the matrix, host-related factors and absorption modifiers.

Vegetarian diets and children.

  • T. Sanders
  • Medicine
    Pediatric clinics of North America
  • 1995