Your child has come to you and tells you they want to be a Vegetarian or a Vegan. What do you do? As a parent, we listen first.
Last but not least, always keep the doors of communication open and make sure you and them are educated about veganism and vegetarianism.
As a parent one the most important duties we have to our children is to make sure they receive adequate nutrition from the foods they eat. Nutrition is essential for kids because proper nutrition helps prevent illness and disease, and affects their growth, development and learning. Eating the right food promotes a better quality of life because when kids feel good physically, they’re able to take part in the activities they enjoy. They are able to learn and have better mental clarity.
Everyone needs the same types of nutrients — such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein and fat. Children, however, need different amounts of specific nutrients at different ages. We need to educate our children and ourselves about proper nutrition.
Limit your child’s calories from: