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Here is a compilation of the most valuable resources I have found regarding nutrition for children on a vegan diet. If you know of any additional resources, please comment below so I can add them to my list! Or feel free to send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Kid’s Guide to Vegan Nutrition by PETA
Eating Well: Vegan Infants and Under-5s E-Book (Free) from First Steps Nutrition Trust. This is a UK based independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years.
Feeding Vegan Kids by The Vegetarian Resource Group
Valuable Websites & Services
Married To Health – Dahlia and James are two plant-based dietitians with a daughter who was raised vegan. They provide great information on their website and you can request a consultation with them as well! We met with Dahlia when we went plant-based and she guided us with meal plans, vitamin recommendations, and made us feel confident in our decision to go vegan!
Nutritious Vida – A vegan Registered Dietitian who provides plant-based recipes, guides for children, baby-led weaning, and more. She even includes resources in Spanish!
Raise Vegan – A vegan magazine and website with pregnancy information, parenting resources and more!
“Do Kids Really Need to Drink Milk?” (2015) – LiveScience
Check back soon for my list of peer-reviewed research articles!
Vitamins & Supplements
These are the vitamins I give to my two year old. I visited with a vegan dietitian who made these recommendations based on the needs of my family. I highly recommend you do the same so you fell confident in your health decisions!
Note: I am not a doctor nor a registered dietitian. I am only sharing my personal experience. Make sure to consult a health professional before making any dietary or lifestyle changes. The information on this website should NOT be used to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease or condition.
Empirical Labs Vegan DHA
Vitamin D and K Spray