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Raising vegan kids easy enough for 1 mom by Taylor Summers/KTAR (April 20th, 2012 @ 8:49am) PHOENIX — Next week, a children’s book will hit bookstores called “Vegan is Love.” The book details things such as animal testing and eating habits. It’s set off a firestorm among parents and has questioned whether or not parents should raise their kids as vegans. “It’s possible and it’s safe,” said Heather Francois, of Phoenix. Francois has three kids under 10 years old. She grew up in a vegetarian home, but less than a year ago decided to become a vegan. Her kids and …

Should a 12-Year Old be a Vegan?

In children, Famous Vegetarians by James DealLeave a Comment

I answered this question posted on ivu-veg: Send an email to this link to subscribe to ivu-veg: ivu-veg-news-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. My 12 year old wants to become a vegetarian. How can I support her but ensure she is getting proper nutrition? My response: A vegan diet is better not worse for a 12 year old. The only things to remember: Get B-12. Put the B-12 dots under your tongue once a week. Also buy nutritional yeast, which tastes very cheesy.   Most meat eaters are deficient in B-12. Also, buy flax seeds and flax oil, or hemp oil. We all need Omega …

Should a 12 year old be a vegan?

In children, Health, vegan food by James DealLeave a Comment

I answered this question posted on ivu-veg: Send an email to this link to subscribe to ivu-veg: ivu-veg-news-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. My 12 year old wants to become a vegetarian. How can I support her but ensure she is getting proper nutrition? My response: A vegan diet is better not worse for a 12 year old. The only things to remember: Get B-12. Put the B-12 dots under your tongue once a week. Also buy nutritional yeast, which tastes very cheesy.   Most meat eaters are deficient in B-12. Also, buy flax seeds and flax oil, or hemp oil. We all need Omega …