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Online Resource | 31 Jan 2023

TABLE Letterbox: Vegan or flexitarian - which diet is healthier?

In this Letterbox exchange, multi-disciplinary researcher Flaminia Ortenzi and physician Dr Tushar Mehta share their perspectives on the relative health and nutritional impacts of purely vegan diets compared to those that contain low levels of animal-sourced foods. Flaminia focuses on the nutrient density of different foods, while Tushar discusses data on the health outcomes of different diets.