Vegetarianism and Children

Keep Your Vegetarian Child Healthy

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

For optimal growth and nutrition, get tips to be sure vegetarian kids and teens get adequate protein, calcium, and iron.


Mom and children shopping KidsHealth: Vegetarianism

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Helps parents guide the nutritional habits of vegetarian children to ensure the adequacy of their diets.


TeensHealth - Is a Vegetarian Diet Right for Me?

Nemours Foundation. TeensHealth.

Covers basics about vegetarian diets and related issues of interest to teens.


Vegan Nutrition in Pregnancy and Childhood

Vegetarian Resource Group.


A Parent and Teenager Guide to Vegetarianism (PDF | 1.2 MB)

Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom.