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Vegetarianism

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Vegetarian eating for young people

There are a number of different styles of vegetarian eating, with themain ones being: vegetarian,lacto-ovo vegetarian andvegan

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Iron intake for vegetarians - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency can be a nutritional problem for vegetarians, especially women. Find out about iron in food and how to enhance your iron absorption.

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Vegetarian diets the basics Dietitians Association of Australia

Vegetarian diets the basics Vegetarian diets can be really healthy, but they need to be carefully planned to make sure all the nutrients you need to be healthy are included

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Young Adult Health - Health Topics - Vegetarian eating

People become vegetarians for a whole range of reasons.Whatever the reason, it is important to have a well planned and balanced diet in order to be healthy and fit with energy to enjoy life and fun times.There may be health benefits to well-planned and properly balanced vegetarian eating. Butif your vegetarian diet is not well planned and well balanced, your health can be affected.

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Vegetarian feeding guide for babies and toddlers

At 4 to 6 months of age, your baby may be ready for solids. Here are suggestions on what vegetables and fruits to offer your child at different life stages.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Vegetarian - it's more than not eating meat

Vegans eat fruit, nuts, grains and vegetables and don't eat anything that comes from animals; eg meat, eggs or dairy foods like milk and cheese.

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Food - Vegetarian Eating in Children | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Legumes: what are they and how can I use them? Dietitians Association of Australia

Legumes: what are they and how can I use them? Legumes (also known as pulses) are a group of plant foods whicharent just for vegetarians! They contain a wide variety of nutrients and are a very healthy and economical food for everyone to include as part of a balanced diet

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Food cravings

Around eight out of 10 pregnant women experience cravings for at least one particular food. Some crave sweet foods while others want more salty snacks, spicy or fatty foodsor foods that they would not normally eat. Sometimes the craving may be for much more meat than usual - even for vegetarians.

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Introducing solid food - common questions

Commonly asked questions on introducing solid foods for your baby including what foods could choke my baby and foods to avoid, plus links to trusted resources.

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