Vegetarian and vegan diets increase the risk of nutritional deficiencies such as proteins, iron, vitamin D, calcium, iodine, omega-3 and vitamin B12 but can be considered safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding as long as all nutritional requirements are met

In March 2019 researchers from Spain published their review on the consumption of vegetarian and vegan diets during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The researchers stated that balanced plant-based diets rich in … Read more