KIDS ‘FACING VEGAN PERIL’
A VEGAN diet can lead to health problems including epilepsy and developmental disorders in children, a medical expert has warned.
Dr Allan Lund, chief physician at a centre in Copenhagen, said removing meat, eggs and dairy products from small children’s diet may have “severe consequences”.
He said several children on vegan diets had been treated at the medical centre. He added: “Such a diet may involve developing different brain symptoms – with muscle weakness, poor contact and epilepsy. And, in the long term, possibly mental retardation.”