With our long personal histories and habits related to our food choices, it can be challenging enough to make the decision to go whole food plant-based, even when we know the massive amount of scientific evidence confirming it’s the healthiest diet for our bodies. But when it comes to moving children to this way of eating, the challenge can seem, at times, overwhelming. Between their developing minds, peer pressure, massive industry marketing budgets trying to lure them into life long self-destruction for profit, it can be easy to throw up our hands. But it’s OUR KIDS! And sometimes the greatest obstacle of all is our own fear. No matter what your circumstance, you are NOT ALONE!!! These resources will help!
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“How to Raise Healthy Kids Who Love Vegetables” …Dr. Laurie Marbas is a plant-based family physician who raised three healthy kids and helps others do the same.
There is NOTHING more important to a parent than their child’s health! Here are some great guidelines to help you navigate the essentials.
Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. If what we have been eating worked, we wouldn’t have this situation!
Straight from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the guide to helping your child build their strongest, healthiest, most vibrant self.
Be sure to download their Quick Start Guides, both the “general” version as well as the pediatric.
Transitioning your kids to a plant-based diet can be a daunting task, but the evidence is getting clearer and clearer; moving from foods that hurt to foods that heal is critical for even the youngest members of our family.
Veggie Doctor Yami Cazorla-Lancaster on Treating and Preventing Childhood Disease with a Plant-Based Diet.