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. I’m skeptical of even fortified foods because it’s easy to get inactive analogues of B12. It’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?
Some critics of veganism routinely deploy facts about nutrition that aren’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