Vegan & vegetarian diet

Effects of a high-protein meal (meat) and a high-carbohydrate meal (vegetarian) on satiety measured by automated computerized monitoring of subsequent food intake, motivation to eat and food preferences.


Journal: Internation Journal of Obesity

Publication Date: 09/1990

Summary: 20 normal weight women were fed an isocaloric lunch that was either high protein or high carbohydrate. Their intake at dinner (4 hours later) was assessed. The women that ate the high protein meal ate 12% less at dinner.

Growth and development of British vegan children


Journal: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Publication Date: 09/1988

Summary: The growth and development of children born of vegan mothers and reared on a vegan diet has been studied longitudinally: All of the children were breast-fed for the first 6 mo of life and in most cases well into the second year of life. The majority of children grew and developed normally but they did tend to be smaller in stature and lighter in weight than standards for the general population.


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