Concerned about growing up on a veggie diet? Confused about cooking without eggs? Want to know what to eat to maximise your health — or athletic performance? Then look no further. Written by experts, the VVF's guides are brimming with up-to-date information and helpful advice.

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Veggie Health for Kids

Vegetarian and Vegan health for kids, make sure your kids are happy and healthy Every nutrient a child needs and how to get it. A guide for parents showing why vegetarian/vegan diets are the healthiest option for children.




Snappy Veggie Cooking with The Mollster (PDF)

Vegetarian and Vegan recipes to cook with your children Straight-talking vegetarian recipe guide for teenagers, by teenagers, with a little bit of help from Viva!'s hairy snoop, The Mollster.




Factsheet: Why vegetarian and vegan diets are the healthiest and safest option for children.

Vegetarian and Vegan recipes to cook with your children Plant-based diets offer the perfect vehicle for promoting healthy eating patterns in childhood, helping reduce the risks of developing many degenerative diseases in later life.






Vegetarian and Vegan Mother and Baby Guide

Bringing up a vegan or vegetarian baby - a complete guide to motherhood, breastfeeding, and the first few precious years of your baby's life A wealth of practical information on having a healthy pregnancy and vivacious, robust baby!

Invaluable guide by Rose Elliot, Britain's best loved vegetarian cookery writer and Juliet Gellatley, founder of Viva! and the Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation. Contains a wealth of practical information covering all aspects of vegetarian or vegan pregnancies and how to bring your baby up on a meat-free diet. Includes a daily nutrient guide, essential nutrients for mums-to-be and the practicalities of breast feeding. Best veggie/vegan foods for weaning, survival tips and a discussion on formula feeds are also covered.

September 2008

Vital veggies for kids, Yoga & Health

Recipes and advice on how to get kids to eat more veg!

July 2008

Veggie health for kids, Yoga & Health

Slimming and healthy eating advice for the whole family

June 2008

Statement from the Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation (VVF) about children and vegan diets

Winter 2006

The great school dinner makeover: how to make a lunchbox as healthy and tasty as possible

September 2006

Clever capsules may spell disaster for kids...

April 2006

Health charity rejects claims that ditching milk 'stunts infant growth'

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