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Are vegetarian diets OK for children?

Being vegetarian means different things to different people. Plant foods are the foundation of a vegetarian diet. Plant foods include bread and grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes (such as dried beans and lentils), nuts and seeds. A healthy vegetarian diet includes...

Making iron men and women

We all need iron from our food but young children need more of it than adults. Iron is found in every cell and it helps carry oxygen in the blood. Young children need iron for the development of their brain, for energy, concentration and to help the body fight against...