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27 Jan 2004

Vegetarian health
Dear Estie

I'm currently following a lacto-ovo vegetarian way of eating. I've read so many opinions of different doctors & health conscious people on the subject of vegetarianism, one for instance advocates not eating anything derived from animals as we are healthier off without it. It is also said that Omega-3 fats should not be obtained from fish as it's available in beans for instance, but a B12 supplement for vegans is recommended. I would just like to know what your opinion is on the above, I have stopped eating animal flesh because of ethical & environmental reasons etc, but suppose any animal products should then be avoided if that's the case. But doing it for health reasons is very important to me. Do you think for Optimal Health one should include or avoid eating fish or all animal products for that matter? And what should be supplemented if avoiding is the case?
Your opinion is much appreciated.
Thank you
Kate
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