Raising Vegan Kids: Healthier & Better, Yea We Said It.
Published on February 15, 2011 by chloejo · 8 Comments
If you’re raising a vegan kid, be prepared to hear questions and concerns from your family and friends that a vegan diet won’t be sufficient for your growing child. To reassure your well-intentioned loved ones, offer these morsels of truth:
via PETA's Adorable Vegan Babies (Photos) - click image to see more.
Several studies suggest that vegan children’s growth rates are more gradual than non-vegans. These children often grow slowly at first, and then they catch up later on. The ultimate adult heights reached by vegan children are comparable to those of non-vegans.
Not to mention the levels on compassion, kindness, and sensitivity your little one will be imbued with. After all, children are innate herbivores. Put a child in a crib with a rabbit and a carrot, and will the child play with the carrot and eat the rabbit, or vice versa?