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Best Eco-friendly Sources of Protein for Vegetarian Tots | Inhabitots: Five high protein, and yummy food choices...

Best Eco-friendly Sources of Protein for Vegetarian Tots | Inhabitots: Five high protein, and yummy food choices...

we're discussing food. A great way to support a healthy food chain is to eat vegetarian meals , most, or all of the time. However, many families think they can't eat less meat, because they'll lose protein benefits. However, if you're raising a vegetarian child , there's no reason to panic on the protein front. My son was raised as a vegetarian from birth, with full pediatrician approval. In fact our pediatrician said that vegetarian diets can actually be healthier than a diet plan that includes meat. Meat does contain some protein, but it also has plenty of fat, and non-organic meats are notorious for containing toxins , antibiotics and pesticides. Also, conventional meat isn't very eco-friendly . If you do go the meat route, always choose organic lean meats. If however, you're looking for some alternative forms of protein, following are 5 excellent options for your child.

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