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Danger of B12 deficiency among vegans, warn researchers

Danger of B12 deficiency among vegans, warn researchers

By Kavitha Sivasubramaniam

Researchers are warning of a potential vitamin B12 deficiency among vegans and vegetarians at a time when people are embracing plant-based diets for January, known as ‘Veganuary’.

Madeira's traditional dish: grilled limpets. Image: Getty/svf74

Limpet farming: an unlikely new source of sustainable protein?

By Oliver Morrison

They don’t ‘win any prizes for their gastronomic, economic or aesthetic value’. But limpets have acquired an undeserved reputation as ‘famine food’, according to research that aims to re-write their global significance in coastal heritage and food culture.

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