- Researchers say breast milk from mothers who are on a vegan diet contains a sufficient amount of vitamin B2 and carnitine.
- The research counters previous studies that reported that vegan breastmilk lacked some essential nutrients.
- Experts say mothers on a vegan diet still need to make sure they are ingesting calories and nutrients for the infant’s health as well as their own health.
Following a vegan diet does not impact the levels of vitamin B2 and
That’s the conclusion of research presented this week at the 55th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
The findings have not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
In the study, researchers reported that lactating mothers who were vegan showed no difference compared with omnivorous