Does the need to supplement undermine veganism?

Supplementation is virtually a must for vegans. B12 is the obvious example. Some claim that you can get by on nutritional yeast and plant milks. Iโ€™m skeptical of even fortified foods because itโ€™s easy to get inactive analogues of B12. Itโ€™s a subject of debate whether vegans need to take Omega-3s. ALA is easy to … Continue reading Does the need to supplement undermine veganism?

When Facts Mislead: Paltering and Veganism

Some critics of veganism routinely deploy facts about nutrition that arenโ€™t true. They make use of facts that are narrowly true, but only serve to muddy the waters in the pursuit of overall understanding. There is a name for this form of deception: paltering. Lies of commission (intentionally making untrue statements) and lies of ommission … Continue reading When Facts Mislead: Paltering and Veganism