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This FOOD GUIDE FOR ADULT VEGETARIANS is designed to support nutrition professionals who see vegetarian clients as well as clients who wish to adopt a vegetarian diet. A vegetarian diet, if well-planned (as any diet should be), can perfectly support human growth and development and can be adopted by people at any stage in life and with any lifestyle, including by athletes, pregnant women, children and elderly people.

A number of renowned international organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Kids Health (Nemours Foundation), the College of Family and Consumer Sciences (University of Georgia),and the American Dietetic Association (ADA) have all taken a favorable stance regarding vegetarianism. The ADA even says that it is the duty of nutrition professionals to encourage those who express their intention to become vegetarians to actually do so.

Vegetarian diets deliver beneficial effects in the prevention and treatment of several non-communicable chronic and degenerative diseases. No study has shown increased incidence of diseases in vegetarian groups. Vegetarian populations are at a lower risk for heart conditions, cancer, diabetes, obesity, gall bladder disorders and high blood pressure. Studies show that vegetarian populations have 31% fewer heart conditions, 50% less diabetes, and lower incidence of several cancers, including 88% less colon cancer and 54% less prostate cancer [1].

The FOOD GUIDE FOR ADULT VEGETARIANS expands on materials previously developed by Dr. Eric Slywitch and that were used as a basic reference for the official opinion on vegetarianism published by Brazil’s Regional Nutritionist Board in January 2012.

According to IBOPE (a market survey organization in Brazil), of people aged 18 or older in Brazil, 10% of men and 9% of women say they are vegetarians. We believe that this Guide, and its 180+ scientific references, can provide healthcare professionals with important information to support this expanding community.

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Vegan baby A guide to complementary feeding For vegans between the ages of 4 and 12 months
Vegan nutrition for babies is still a contentious issue for many, causing a lot of uncertainty, or even instilling fear. Can a completely vegan diet really be suitable for children and even babies? In other words, can a completely vegan diet provide all the necessary nutrients which are needed to allow the baby to grow normally and develop healthily, both physically and mentally? The answer is yes ... but certain nutrients should be paid attention to – most importantly vitamin B12. In other words, a vegan baby’s diet should be “well-planned”. What does “well-planned” mean? This booklet will explain.

But wouldn’t it be safer to err on the side of caution and give your baby a “normal”, i.e. a non-vegetarian diet? The answer is: No, not really … as long as the vegan diet is wellplanned. Nothing suggests that a well-planned vegan diet is any less safe than a typical “Western” (i.e. a not very wellplanned) diet – or even than a very well-planned non-vegan diet.

There is also no evidence that a typical “Western” or other non-vegan diet would have a more beneficial effect on a baby’s long-term health and life expectancy compared to a well-planned vegan diet. All recommendations in this book are evidence-based. That means that they are based on what is known from scientific studies, including the most recent scientific studies. These recommendations are also supported by years of personal experience.

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Adopting vegetarianism (including its strict form which abstains from consumption of any animal byproducts such as eggs and dairy) is a healthy practice for children when food planning is involved, as it should be for any type of diet, including omnivorous.