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Viva! Health unravels the most recent scientific research and makes it easy to understand. Here we update you on the latest findings...

More and more parents are choosing to raise their children vegan but sensational headlines supposedly highlighting the plight of vegan infants can scare the life out of you. Be reassured, the vegan kids are alright!
A surprising number of people still think you need to combine different types of protein-rich plant foods to get a ‘complete’ protein. Allegations that vegans are therefore missing out are seriously outdated – but what does the science say? 
Scientists are convinced we have little more than 10 years to get climate change under control! The government have been advised to aim for zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. But what can you do as an individual? What if there was one simple change you could make that would be more effective then never flying, buying an electric car and switching to a green energy supplier. Well, there is!  
Vegans don't need to combine different types of protein-rich plant foods to get a ‘complete’ protein, that type of thinking is considered outdated. A varied vegan diet provides plenty of healthy plant protein, the type we need! 
Whether you’ve just taken up jogging or are a seasoned athlete, your body needs the same set of nutrients as everyone else’s to keep fit – the only difference is in the quantity.
Whether you’re fighting a cold, flu or just feel run down, there are some foods that can not only boost your health but make you feel better too. 
With the growing popularity of veganism, more and more parents are raising their children vegan and many have to constantly defend their decision to do so.

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