Healthy Eating Tips For Families

Sneaking Nutrition into Your Kids’ Meals

Tofu and sun-dried tomato dip

Sometimes, stealth is needed to dish out good nutrition. When kids go vegetarian or vegan, they don’t necessarily acquire an instant love for wholesome foods. Even longtime vegetarian and vegan children can be picky about foods parents hope they’ll take to more naturally.

Subterfuge sometimes works far better than wheedling or bribery for getting good-for-them foods off the plate and into willing mouths. Here are some tips and tricks that worked not only on them, but their often picky, usually non-veg friends: more→

The Vegetarian and Vegan Diet for Children

Fruit and Yogurt Ambrosia

Getting kids to eat well is always a challenge, and that concern is ramped up when it comes to vegetarian and vegan diets for children. A healthy diet right from the start will have a positive impact on them in the future, affecting health, weight, and avoiding excessive trips to the doctor. With the mixed messages we hear from the media, obtaining accurate information on nutrition can present a challenge. Make sure to also see the companion to this article, Vegan Kids: Practical Tips for Parents. more→


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