A predominately plant-based diet for babies and toddlers with Registered Dietitian's Alexandra Caspero and Whitney English

05.23.2021 - By Plant Proof - Evidence based nutrition

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In Episode #128 I'm joined by Alexandra Caspero, RND and Whitney English, RND to discuss raising babies and toddlers on a predominately plant-based diet.

Specifically we cover:

•Why would one want to consider a predominately plant-based diet?
•Plant-predominant versus plant-exclusive diets
•Advantages of a plant-predominant diet
•Obesity in children
•Science looking at growth and development in plant-based populations
•Why the fear on social media and in the media surrounding plant-based diets and children
•Further research that they would like to see
•Where a plant-based diet could go wrong
•Key nutrients of focus including B12, iron and DHA.
•Importance of dietary fat
•Are soy products safe for babies and toddlers?
•Things to consider when using infant formula
•and much more

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Simon Hill, Nutritionist, Sports Physiotherapist
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