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A 19-month-old had thinning bones and no teeth after her parents fed her a vegan diet of fruit, rice milk, potatoes, and tofu

Posted On: Aug 22, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A 19-month-old had thinning bones and no teeth after her parents fed her a vegan diet of fruit, rice milk, potatoes, and tofu

In March 2018, Australian parents took their 19-month-old daughter to the hospital after she had a seizure , according to Sky News.
Doctors found the baby was severely malnourished because her parents fed her a vegan diet of rice milk, tofu, vegetables, and fruit.
She had no teeth and thinning bones because of her malnourishment.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children should eat foods from all five food groups, including dairy, meat, nuts, seeds, and eggs.
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In March 2018, two Australian parents took their daughter to the hospital after she had a seizure. Once there, doctors found the girl was severely malnourished and had rickets, a condition that softens and weakens children's bones because they are deficient in vitamin D, according to the Mayo Clinic.
In December, the unnamed parents pleaded guilty to causing danger or serious injury to their baby after admitting they fed their daughter a vegan diet that included tofu, rice milk, vegetables, fruit, and...

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