Farm Animals and the Vegetarian Child
Posted on Oct 04, 2013 by Maggie LaBarbera
I shared some resources we have about teaching kids about farm animals. But sometimes, when children realize that their meat is coming from an animal, they want to go vegetarian or vegan.
We have resources to support children and families who have made this lifestyle choice. There are many other forms of protein that come from plants instead of animals.
We are happy to share these informational articles about the vegetarian or vegan diet:
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A healthy vegetarian or vegan child ensures that children are getting all the nutrients they need to grow strong and fight disease. Learn the key nutrients and foods that parents must include in a vegetarian or vegan child's meal plan.
Dietitian tips for teachers that are working with children who are vegetarians or vegans. Understanding the vegetarian child's diet.
Find the healthy foods high in calcium for the vegetarian and vegan child that ensure healthy bone growth and teeth.
Guide to understanding the different types of vegetarians. Our dietitian breaks down the types of vegetarian diets and what is included or excluded from their meal plans.
Iron is an important part of any child's diet. This is a nutrient that vegetarian and vegan children must take special care to ensure they get enough in their meals to prevent sickness. Tips on ensuring this nutrient is in your vegetarian or vegan child's meal plan.
Learn the importance of vitamin B in your child's vegetarian or vegan diet and how to ensure that your child's meal plan is high in this important nutrient.
Learn the importance of zinc in your child's vegetarian or vegan diet and how to ensure that your child's meal plan is high in this important nutrient.
Learn about the healthy protein found in legumes. List of the foods that are part of legumes.
Looking to increase your variety of protein. Seeds and nuts are a great source of protein and you may be surprised with the number of choices you have. Enjoy this comprehensive list of Seeds And Nust from the protein group