FOREWORDThe Vegan Diet - Healthy For All Ages
"In my role as a practising State Registered Dietitian, I wholeheartedlyrecommend a vegan diet for all ages including babies and children. This bookletshows that a vegan diet can be a good healthy option for everyone wishing toavoid animal suffering, for the dairy intolerant, or for those that simply want toprovide the correct healthy diet for their family."Sandra HoodState Registered DietitianVegan for 32 years
INTRODUCTIONA Healthy Diet For Life
Well-planned plant-based diets can support healthy lifestyles at every age, frompre-parenthood, through pregnancy and breast-feeding, childhood andadulthood, and on into later years.
The Importance of Good Nutrition
Your diet during pregnancy and that of your infant during the first year of life canaffect your childs health 40, 50 or even 60 years later. It is therefore of utmostimportance that during pregnancy you and your baby are provided with goodnutrition. During pregnancy you will require extra nutrition to support your growing foetus and to allow for changes in your body.