In interviews prior to the release of her most recent film Salt, Jolie admits that she was vegan for a long time and that it “nearly killed” her. “I found that I was not getting enough nutrition,” says Jolie.
Thankfully, Jolie wised up in time before her health was irreparably damaged. Many vegans are not as lucky. The fact is that some of the most critical nutrients for health, vitamins A, D, and B12 are simply not found in an exclusively plant based diet. Vegans cite beta carotene as the plant based source of Vitamin A, but at best, human digestion can only convert a very small percentage of beta carotene into true vitamin A….
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