Danish doctor warns: Vegan food may lead to mental retardation

Chief doctor Allan M. Lund at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen warns that vegan food can have extreme penalties, similar to epilepsy and in the end developmental issues.

In Denmark, there may be now a debate concerning the suitability of an growing variety of households giving their kids solely vegan food. Critics are opposed to scrapping all animal merchandise in babies’s weight-reduction plan.

The downside is that poor food, which for instance requires the addition of vitamin B12, can have severe penalties for youngsters. And because of this a number of kids on a vegan weight-reduction plan have been handled at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen.

Such a weight-reduction plan may contain creating totally different mind signs. With muscle weak spot, poor contact and epilepsy. And in the long run mental retardation”, says chief doctor Allan M. Lund to TV4.

According to Lund, one mustn’t utterly take away meat, eggs and dairy merchandise from babies’s weight-reduction plan with out first consulting with a dietician.

In addition to developmental issues, it might additionally trigger dietary deficiencies