The Hidden Harm of Going Vegetarian

I have a number of friends and relatives who truly believe that eating a vegetarian or vegan diet is healthier.

Some have even turned vegan based on a suggestion from their doctor.

Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m a BIG fan of veggies. But you shouldn’t base your entire diet on them.

Because when you do, there could be a stiff price to pay…

The fact is eating an all-vegetable diet for an extended time can leave your body in a severe nutritional deficit.

Because, in many cases, well-meaning folks who are simply trying to be healthier by “going veggie” end up not getting the vitamins and minerals their body needs to function at its best.

And one of the biggest victims of this nutritional shortfall is the BRAIN.

Studies show a disturbing link between depression risk and vegetarian and vegan diets.

Folks who strictly follow these diets can miss out on vital nutrients, including vitamin B12, omega-3 fatty acids, iron, CoQ10, and zinc.

And it’s no coincidence that low levels of each are associated with cognitive decline, depression, and anxiety.

Supplements help offset some of the nutritional gaps in some instances.

But whenever possible, getting your nutrients from whole foods is preferable. Because when you do, you’re topping up bunches of critical vitamins and minerals at the same time.

I’ll ALWAYS be pro-veggie. They contain many essential, hard-to-find nutrients.

And it might be a good idea for certain people to go on a vegan or vegetarian diet for a short time. But, when it comes to the long term, ultimately meatless diets can deprive your body and brain of vital nutrients.

So, if you aren’t skipping meat for environmental or religious reasons, go ahead and indulge.

The mainstream’s demonization of meat simply isn’t warranted. It’s the ultra-processed foods of ALL kinds that are the problem. Skip THEM instead.

P.S. Swedish research reveals fake, plant-based meats are hiding a DANGEROUS SECRET.

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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