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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

Getting the kids back on their school schedule is
Updated 9/1/2015 12:33:57 PM

Getting the kids back on their school schedule is not an easy task!...  Read more

New kid on the block: just started on Spark today
Updated 8/31/2015 9:17:01 AM

New kid on the block: just started on Spark today and hoping I can stay motivated. Looking to motivate and support and want the same for this new life....  Read more

are there any vegans or vegetarians here? I eat mo
Updated 8/29/2015 9:32:21 PM

are there any vegans or vegetarians here? I eat mostly vegan, occasionally given in to old habits but getting better. looking for like minded friends! i have about 50-60 pounds to loose, i have already lost about 50!...  Read more

So glad that my kid goes to a school that encourag
Updated 8/29/2015 7:00:56 PM

So glad that my kid goes to a school that encourages exercise. There's a girls 5k club that my daughter did last year and agin this year. And several teaches are running a marathon and they are involving the kids to run a mile a day up to 26.2 and...  Read more

I'm 40; single with no kids; 170lbs; need to lose
Updated 8/30/2015 1:43:45 AM

I'm 40; single with no kids; 170lbs; need to lose 30-40lbs (hopefully by December). Any like-minders out there to buddy-up with for motivation?...  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, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  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

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