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Can children find the nutrients they need on a vegetarian diet?

Parents often worry that if their child decides to go on a vegetarian diet these can be tricky to manage and nutrient deficient.

This certainly doesn’t have to be the case. But extra knowledge and care is needed to ensure that their diet is adequate and balanced.

In this good article on the Sanitarium website Dietitian Angela Saunders looks at how a well planned plant-based diet can provide all the goodness children need to grow.

Find out what nutrients children need and the best way to obtain these if embarking on a vegetarian diet.

While you are on this website take the time to check out the Sanitarium recipe section, their articles on food and nutrition and the many community projects that this company contributes their time and energy.

If after a month of eating this way you decide that you would still like to check if your child is meeting their nutrient needs for growth and exercise then contact me for a nutritional assessment

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