The protein myth is a public relations gimmick perpetrated by the Dairy Council and various other beef, pork and poultry councils. Despite their official sounding names, they are actually public relations machines for the animal agriculture industry and not government agencies.
These organizations are also the source of the incorrect assumption that a vegan diet is somehow lacking and that if you don’t drink milk you will weaken your bones.
Consequently, when a child or teen declares that they will not eat animal products or drink cow milk, many parents are unduly concerned. Continue reading “So Your Child Wants to Go Vegan…”