33. Vegging out
So your child has turned veggie? He won’t end up malnourished, and you won’t have to soak enormous pans of chickpeas overnight if you follow this advice.
With a bit of research and planning, a vegetarian diet can be a healthy, delicious and hassle-free choice.
Yes, a vegetarian diet can be a healthy, but only as long as a balanced diet is followed (i.e. plenty of carbohydrates, fruit and vegetables, reasonable amounts of protein and dairy and very small amounts of sugary and fatty foods).
If your child does not have a vegetarian family background, his diet will need some gentle supervision at first. If meat is simply left out of main meals and not replaced with a suitable vegetarian alternative, nutritional shortfalls can occur. ...