Healthy Plant-based Eating for Children

December 2010
Natural Health & Vegetarian Life;Summer2010/2011, p28
The article offers information on plant-based diets for children. The author emphasized that a vegan diet must be based on fresh vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, seeds and whole grains because its offers an ample supply of unrefined carbohydrate, protein and fats while providing numerous micronutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and micronutrients. She addressed several issues with vegan diets for children, including the intake of protein, iron deficiency of vegetarian diets and the lack of vitamin B12.


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