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Vegetarian Kids Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vegetarian Kids.

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How to Feed a Vegetarian

It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian. One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce...  Read more

Meatless Meals Benefit Your Health

"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects

Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in...  Read more

The Healthy Vacation Guide

Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from...  Read more

Attention those with kids: batting around balloons
Updated 12/10/2014 9:13:55 PM

Attention those with kids: batting around balloons is a good workout... Even when you're not batting around your own balloon, if your kids are little you will do plenty of retrieving the ballons when they get stuck on or around furniture....  Read more

Finally I am back to working out!! The kids caught
Updated 12/9/2014 1:58:08 PM

Finally I am back to working out!! The kids caught it first then I caught the flu. Seriously, just before our appointment for the flu shot. Thanksgiving was rough and we hardly ate anything. I did not gain much but lost some stamina. Back at it!!...  Read more

Eating out as a vegetarian
Updated 12/8/2014 2:01:45 PM

Does any other veggie have the problem where you go out for supper with friends, and your options are limited either to a side salad or something extremely high in calories like pizza or a quesadilla? I have workarounds (pizza and salad, bring most o...  Read more

St. Nick visited the kids & I last night. He broug
Updated 12/9/2014 9:41:33 AM

St. Nick visited the kids & I last night. He brought Clif Z Bars & Larabars, freeze-dried fruit, V8 V-Fusion, natural pudding packs, & a natural dark chocolate orange instead of candy! He must have known we're going healthier this year! :P...  Read more

Anyone know much about vegetarian diets?
Updated 11/23/2014 12:11:17 PM

Anyone know much about vegetarian diets?...  Read more

Easy lunches

On sunday nights, while cooking that nights meal, I also cook a healthy vegetarian meal for the week's lunches. I portion it out when cool, and have a ready to grab-and-go lunch that I like and is healthy for me. Plus the added benefit of making sure...  Read more

Vegetarian for a Day

My husband and I have made it a point to eat vegetarian for at least one day each week (Tuesdays at our house). We used to think about eating vegetarian more often for the health benefits, but this gives us a way to remember to do it....  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

Quick Links: Weekly Healthy News Roundup

It's that time of the week again. We're sharing some of the best and most interesting links we've seen in the world of health news. Trying to resist turning up the thermostat? Warm up with a quick and easy minestrone. Chow Trying to eat more fish? T...  Read more

You Asked: Are There Any Risks to Becoming a Vegetarian?

Great question. It's more often that we hear the possible health benefits of a vegetarian diet touted than we ever hear people talking about it possibly being unhealthy. But generally speaking, research shows that a well-planned vegetarian diet c...  Read more