Two-year-old hospitalized due to vegan diet

If we aren’t supposed to eat the animals, why are they made out of meat? Two-year-old hospitalized after being raised vegan – The Local

A toddler spent several days in intensive care being treated for vitamin deficiencies and other complications, thought to be caused by her parents’ vegan diet.

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While a vegan diet will not necessarily have a negative impact on a child’s health, it may lead to deficiences in vitamin B12, which may cause permanent brain damage and is particularly serious in small children, as well as a lack of zinc, folic acid and iron.