Based on the fact that Barnard is the writer of 15 books extolling the life-prolonging virtues of plant-based diets, I should have seen that coming. Apparently I'm one of few people in health advertising unfamiliar with his work, and his very clear perspective. I found out about Barnard because today he and his fellow workers posted a meta-analysis in the prestigious Journal of the North american Medical Association: Internal Drugs that confirmed an extremely promising health good thing about being truly a vegetarian: an enviably lower blood circulation pressure than your omnivorous friends. After doing a lot of reading, and with the backdrop of my training as a biochemist, and looking as objectively as is feasible at the data available, I ended eating pet products, and proceeded to go natural vegan with high medication dosage vit c. It got three months for the tumours to move. They returned after only a few days of reduction in vit C. The very last time I reduced vit c, I got a tumour (excised and examined - same melanoma type). That was almost 5 time ago. Since that time I've not missed per day, two doses, at least 5g per dosage - frequently about 9g per dose.
Eating a nutritious diet helps kids develop and expand as they should. Meats is an excellent source of health proteins, flat iron, and other important nutrients. So someone who's a vegetarian must take care to replace those nutrition with non-meat foods. It wouldn't be healthy for a kid to just cease eating meat without showing anyone or having an adult help with some nutritional changes.
Children who became teens in 1953, the year that Hugh Hefner founded Playboy, and 40 years later in 1993, when I turned 13, were subjected to pornography in quite similar way. A classmate pilfered a journal from a father's stash or an inattentive store clerk, secreted it from adult sight, and distributed it along with his peers. Most were fascinated and titillated by their first real glimpse at a naked woman. However in hindsight, the centerfold in the first Playboy I saw wasn't so not the same as the swimsuit model spreads featured once a year in Sports activities Illustrated. As for love-making, I didn't see my first R-rated love scene for another couple of years. And more graphic fare, like what Cinemax aired late during the night, was always scrambled on our cable television box.
If you're bringing up your child on the diet without meats or seafood (vegetarian) or with no food from pets (vegan), they'll have to have a good source of protein. Good options include eggs, milk products such as milk and parmesan cheese, soya products, pulses and beans, nuts and seed products. Don't give whole nuts to children under five, as they could choke. They could be used if finely surface. Alternatively, you can use a clean nut butter.
I am stressed by the theory that consuming less meat is a morally superior way of being, it is that exact convinced that held me locked into way of eating that jeopardized my health for decades. It had been somehow my fault which i wasn't improved enough to move beyond needing or seeking animal products, and I will self-select myself from the whole system since it was the morally correct decision, in support of those who could survive and flourish without requiring or wanting creature products must have the privilege of reproducing.