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The Ethical Gourmet by Jay Weinstein
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neschvins, August 10, 2006

Regarding kwashiorkor: you are misinformed if you believe it is caused by a vegan diet. It is caused by inadequate dietary protein in the face of adequate or near-adequate calories. So long as an individual receives adequate calories and adequate protein containing all essential amino acids (they do not necessarily have to be "complemented" all at the same meal either) he or she will not develop kwashiorkor. You can have protein malnutrition even if you consume animal proteins if the amount of protein in your diet is not sufficient.
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