Is it healthy for children to be vegetarians? | Health

Susan S. Johnson


A study has found that 40% of American children between the ages of 4 and 7 think that hot dogs come from plants.







Q: My daughter wants to be a vegetarian. Is that OK for her health?

A: Vegetarian diets are healthy for kids, as long as they get key nutrients needed to grow healthy and strong. This can take some extra planning at mealtime, though.

Vegetarian diets are becoming more common. Reasons range from a desire to be healthier to concerns about animal welfare and the environment.

It’s important

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Is it healthy for children to be vegetarians? | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Susan S. Johnson


A study has found that 40% of American children between the ages of 4 and 7 think that hot dogs come from plants.







Q: My daughter wants to be a vegetarian. Is that OK for her health?

A: Vegetarian diets are healthy for kids, as long as they get key nutrients needed to grow healthy and strong. This can take some extra planning at mealtime, though.

Vegetarian diets are becoming more common. Reasons range from a desire to be healthier to concerns about animal welfare and the environment.

It’s important

Read More

8 Strategies for Maintaining a Healthy Relationship With Food

Susan S. Johnson

How’s your relationship with food? As with any connection, maintaining a healthy relationship with food requires work, and is just…

How’s your relationship with food?

As with any connection, maintaining a healthy relationship with food requires work, and is just as important as any other bonds in your life, says Lisa Jones, a registered dietitian based in Philadelphia.

However, many people struggle with an unhealthy relationship with food and dieting, says Erin Clifford, a wellness coach based in Chicago. For some, that involves slipping up on an eating regimen by secretly consuming such diet-busting foods as chocolate chip cookies,

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Las Vegas rock climber Shaina Savoy wants to improve your diet, one healthy dish at a time

Susan S. Johnson

Las Vegas-based rock climber and nutrition therapist master-in-training Shaina Savoy lives a a beautiful life. Her Instagram (@shainasavoy) is full of pictures of her either hanging off the side of a cliff or eating delicious plant-based meals, not to mention the adorable dog pics and photos of her traveling the world with her pro-climber boyfriend Jonathan Siegrist.

While the rest of us might not be able to easily replicate her mountainous ascents, we can learn from her healthy eating habits. Savoy has almost completed her studies at Denver’s Nutrition Therapy Institute and she’ll soon be starting her own private

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