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ADA’s Updated Position Paper on Veg Diets

The American Dietetic Association (ADA), the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has updated its position paper on vegetarian diets. ADA's position reads: "It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life-cycle including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood and adolescence and for athletes." It also expands on the evidence-based review showed a vegetarian diet is associated with a lower risk of death from ischemic heart disease and the protection of certain cancers.

Please search online for ADA releases updated position paper on vegetarian diets.

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