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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.