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

@inproceedings{Sanders1999MeatOW,
  title={Meat or wheat for the next millennium ? A Debate Pro veg The nutritional adequacy of plant-based diets},
  author={Thomas A Sanders},
  year={1999}
}
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… Expand
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