Summarizing the topic Diet & Health it can be said that a balanced vegan diet is the healthiest of all – no matter if would-be experts and people with superficial knowledge brand it as a deficient form. Any diet can actually be deficient if it does not contain a sufficient amount of specific components.
Vegan beginners are well advised to follow the 7 golden rules by Dr Ernst Walther Henrich:
Apart from that it is often said that a vegan diet is not suited for children in particular, as allegedly not all nutrients that are required for growth are contained in it. The counter-proof can be found under Nutritional values.
The recommendations of independent dietary societies are far more reliable. In 2003, e.g., the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and the Dieticians of Canada (DC) issued a joint position statement on the benefits of a vegan diet for your health. The best renowned dieticians of the USA and Canada are united in these committees. ADA alone counts about 70,000 members. This statement says:
The statement by the renowned German dietician Prof Dr Claus Leitzman is unequivocal, too: