Kids and Vegetarian Diets Conventional wisdom has held that kids need a diet including meat as a source of protein, but 1 million American school-age children are vegetarians. What should parents know before allowing their kids to go vegetarian?
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Kids and Vegetarian Diets

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Kids and Vegetarian Diets

Kids and Vegetarian Diets

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About 2 million school-aged American children eat a vegetarian diet. Sydney Spiesel, a pediatrician and Yale Medical School professor who writes for the online magazine Slate, talks with Deborah Amos about what parents should know when their kids don't eat meat.