Vegan Babies: Should You Restrict Your Child’s Diet?
Are parents wrong to impose their own restrictive diets on their children?
Are parents wrong to impose their own restrictive diets on their children? An Italian MP wants to jail parents who choose vegan or other “reckless” diets for their kids. But many of these families argue their children are healthy and happy. This week, we take a look at the implications of excluding certain foods from a child’s plate. Should children be encouraged to develop their own food choices regardless of their parents’ convictions? Vegan, veggie and Paleo parents talk to the BBC’s Manuela Saragosa.
(Photo: A child contemplates a plate of salad. Credit: Thinkstock)