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Vegetarian and vegan diets good for kids and adults, nutritionists say

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Plant-based diets are tied to a lower risk of health problems like heart disease, diabetes, obesity and certain cancers – and pretty much anyone can eat this way, according to a leading group of nutritionists.

Vegetarian and vegan diets are appropriate for all stages of life, including during infancy, pregnancy, childhood, adolescence and old age, the authors write in a position statement from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Vegetarian and vegan diets good for kids and adults, nutritionists say

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