Vegan–vegetarian diets in pregnancy: danger or panacea? A systematic narrative review

@article{Piccoli2015VeganvegetarianDI,
  title={Vegan–vegetarian diets in pregnancy: danger or panacea? A systematic narrative review},
  author={GB Piccoli and Roberta Clari and Fn Vigotti and Filomena Leone and Rossella Attini and Gianfranca Cabiddu and G Mauro and Natascia Castelluccia and Nicoletta Colombi and Irene Capizzi and Alberto J. Pani and Tullia Todros and Paolo Avagnina},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={122},
  pages={623 - 633}
}
Although vegan–vegetarian diets are increasingly popular, no recent systematic reviews on vegan–vegetarian diets in pregnancy exist. 
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