Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Daily Mail - Vegan Hunt Season Starts

Vegan - Mail Online

Lizzie smiled at her one day, Holly was horrified to see that her top row of teeth were brown and full of cavities

The hunt is on. Despite tripping up over cavity ridden silver toothed, massively obese spotty gasping for breath rounded backed sick meat eating kids almost everywhere you go the hunt is now on for rare examples of sick vegan kids.

After many weeks of searching following a case of vegan rickets in the sun starved outer western isles of Scotland todays Daily Mail has managed to track down a family of goats cheese eating raw food vegans (???????!!!!!???) at the other end of the country in Devon with minor health problems.

Any doubt of neglect is quickly verified when the mother admits it wasn't until she noticed a mouthfull of brown teeth in her children that she decided veganism was to blame.

It seems the biggest blight on the vegan movement is that it attracts far too many nob heads

Yes veganism could save the world and help everyone to be healthier - marvellous as it is it won't brush your teeth and just like a meat based diet of McDonalds it won't provide a balance of nutrients unless you eat a balanced varied diet and you'll still need to visit the dentist regularly.

1 comment:

Juliette said...

This is insane to me. I have been vegan for only a couple years- maybe a little less than 2 actually. I have never been healthier and my appearance and medical tests back it. When I read things like this I just think it isn't veganism, it is stupidity. How a person living where access to diverse food groups, access to knowledge on the internet or by physician or book and so forth, can be malnutritioned (unless by a medical problem aside from diet) is beyond me. I can only blame the lack of common sense. And yes, I love how if two vegan families have done something terrible it is all blamed on the diet but the true common ground is that the parents are irresponsible- not because they are vegan. Plenty of omnivorous families do irresponsible things like feed their children lots of sweets and fats hence the rise in children obesity and diabetes- those parents should face penalties. As a student who plans to become a dietician, I just have to shake my head. If these families were serious, they should have been responsible enough to provide adequate nutrition to themselves and children. People like this just makes it that much harder for others to accept how healthy a plant-based diet is. Just...incredible.