I have noticed with alarm the venomous nature of the vegan backlash against Marika Sboros after her excellent review of The Game Changers film in your newspaper on November 4 (“Vegan hype of titanic proportions is a game changer in diet spin (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2019-11-04-marika-sboros-vegan-hype-of-titanic-proportions-is-a-game-changer-in-diet-spin/)”, November 4) and fully endorse Ockert Fourie’s letter (“Vegan vilifying”, November 11) in support of her and her work.

I have been following Sboros’s writings for many years, as have many professionals I know locally and internationally. We have always found her to be an authentic, reliable and responsible source of medical and scientific information. She is opinionated, but I have always found, as have informed academics, that her opinions are considered and based on scientific evidence...

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