Following in the footsteps of other mainstream media outlets such as NBC and FOX, CBS News recently broadcasted a news segment weighing the pros and cons of a plant-based diet. In the segment, CBS News medical contributor Holly Phillips presented an overview of the vegan diet, then hailed its health benefits, stating that many vegans show lower levels of life-threatening diseases such as diabetes and some cancers. Though she warned that improper eating habits could lead to dangerous vitamin deficiencies, Phillips noted that anyone can “successfully delete the meat” by integrating leafy green vegetables, beans, nuts, and soy products into their diets.
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