What do you do when your nine-year-old says she doesn’t plan to eat meat anymore? It’s a remarkably common situation. This article surveys the possibilities, from eating disorder, the worry over weight, to pickiness, to a sincere and genuine choice. (Hey, it’s possible.) The question of nutrition is a serious one, since girls tend to toy with vegetarianism just when their need for protein and iron is peaking at the onset of puberty.
So your daughter says she wants to be a vegetarian
Girls toy with vegetarianism just when their need for protein and iron is peaking