Beyonce Promotes Vegan Diet. Tricked by Her Trainer.

BeyonceNothing against Beyonce. Look at her. Talented, beautiful, rich, the new Black feminist, works the Power Couple, not excessively vulgar like Miley Cyrus. I just don’t like it when well-meaning celebs put the public in harms way.

Today, I wrote an article for Diets In Review, “Beyonce’s New Vegan Diet Can be Delivered to Your Door. But is it Worth It?” Beyonce is promoting veganism because her trainer has her ear. See the article to understand.

Vegans don’t eat any meat, fish, poultry, eggs, or milk products. (Beyonce tacked on gluten, soy, and GMO restrictions too.) Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian? (add eggs and dairy) You bet! Pescetarian? (add fish) Flexitarian? (add a little meat) Bring ’em on! (I was actually an Ovo-Lacto Vegetariam since before Beyonce was born. See What the Hippies Knew.) But vegans? That’s just dangerous. Please be careful.

Bottom Line: Just eat more vegetables, legumes and whole grains and cut the processed foods. And don’t take nutrition advice from celebrities and personal trainers.

Your thoughts? Have you considered going vegan? Did you do it?

3 thoughts on “Beyonce Promotes Vegan Diet. Tricked by Her Trainer.

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  2. How exactly is a vegan diet “dangerous”? I think there is enough literature around to show a plant-based diet is not only safe, but actually healthier than a diet relying on animal ingredients.

    • Thanks for writing. Vegans may have inadequate intakes of protein, iron, zinc, iodine, calcium, and vitamins D and B-12 because they eliminate essential foods. Possible inadequacies are especially problematic for growing children. Even scientific groups in favor of vegan diets say that professional assessment of dietary adequacy is essential.

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