This month's issue of Self (July 2010) has a profile of Bryce Dallas Howard, in which she writes, "I was a vegan until I developed a condition that makes meat's amino acids critical to my health. The transition was emotional, but I'm grateful that I can still appreciate where food comes from."
I'm rather curious about that, as my understanding is that there are no amino acids in meat that don't exist in other foods. Sure, complete proteins, containing all 9 essential amino acids, are rare in the plant kingdom, but you can always combine rice and beans, peanut butter and bread, etc. if soy and quinoa aren't your thing. Anyone know what she has, and whether she's full of s***?