ADA’s new position statement on vegetarian diets

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The ADA has issued their new position statement on vegetarian diets. This is one worth getting familiar with, as you’ll surely see it quoted many times in the coming years.

The two that will surely get the most press:

“It is the position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada that appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.”

… and …

“Well-planned vegan and other types of vegetarian diets are appropriate for all stages of the life cycle, including during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence.”

2 Responses to “ADA’s new position statement on vegetarian diets”

  1. maybe tomorrow

    expert confirmation – vegetarian diet is healthy

    (via the veg blog.) It’s nice to have what you already believe you know confirmed by the people who really

  2. maybe tomorrow

    expert confirmation – vegetarian diet is healthy

    It’s nice to have what you already believe you know confirmed by the people who really do know. Vegetarian and vegan diets are of the good.

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