Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 15
This isn't a case where veganism is the cause, it's a case of poorly educated people feeding a child inadequately. It's getting headlines because the paper can put "vegan" in the headline. Parents who fed their children inadequately, but happened to just be omivorous and stupid, would have the story buried deep in the local news setion, page 13, below the fold.

Most vegan experts on child nutrition recommend breastfeeding a child, or, barring that, feeding a child a vegan formula made especially for infants. Children can grow perfectly healthfully on vegan and vegetarian diets.

The ridiculous thing is that people will now say "How awful for these people to force their beliefs on their children!" when every parent in the world does just that and no one will bother to educate themselves on the effect of what diet can really do to a child.

Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.