Cutting out eggs and red meat is not clever in the long run

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Cutting out eggs and red meat is not clever in the long run

Vegans could be upping dementia risk by avoiding fats

Sarah Knapton

Vegans and vegetarians may be putting themselves at risk of mental health problems and dementia because important chemicals which protect the brain are mainly found in meat, fish and eggs, a nutritionist suggests.

Max Lugavere, author of Genius Foods, says it is wrong to think of animal products as unhealthy because they have effects on brain health.

He warns that eggs have been unfairly demonised even though they contain choline, which has been shown to lower dementia risk by nearly 30%...

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