Curd your enthusiasm: veganism may be ruining your health

After a dietician opened my eyes, I realised in the rush to save the planet we may be risking our wellbeing

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A couple of years ago, veganism was booming. I was editing a glossy vegan food magazine and every day brought more plant-based product launches and glowing Instagram stars proffering raw Buddha bowls. I, too, went vegan in the summer of 2016, at 45. After years as a vegetarian with an abiding love for animals, it seemed ridiculous to keep eating eggs and dairy when alternatives made from soy, pea protein and lentils were suddenly available...

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