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5 Books To Encourage Plant-Based Nutrition in Your Child

Plant-based diet has been in the news during recent times. More and more people are adopting this lifestyle and are reaping benefits from it. Are you one of them? Do you often wonder how to introduce your child to this lifestyle? Or where can you find the resources for education? Are you struggling to prepare the right kind of foods?

We bring you 5 popular books which can guide you and your child properly to embrace plant-based diet.

1)  Vegan is Love: Ruby Roth


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In Vegan Is Love, author-illustrator Ruby Roth introduces young readers to veganism as a lifestyle of compassion and action. The book is designed for children between 7-10 years of age. She successfully stresses how our lifestyle is affecting our planet. She also enlists the choices, children should make to protect animals and the environment from avoiding circuses, animal races, zoos to buying organic foods.

2) That’s why we don’t eat animals:  A book about Vegans, Vegetarians, and All Living Things: Ruby Roth

In her first book, the author and illustrator Ruby Roth, captivates the young readers by providing details on vegan lifestyles. Written and illustrated by Ruby Roth, the book features an endearing animal cast of pigs, turkeys, cows, quail, turtles, and dolphins. These creatures are shown in both their natural state—rooting around, bonding, nuzzling, cuddling, grooming one another, and charming each other with their family instincts and rituals—and in the terrible conditions of the factory farm. The book also describes the negative effects eating meat has on the environment. 

3) Vive le Vegan!: Simple, Delectable Recipes for the Everyday Vegan Family  by Dreena  Burton

Author of the blog Everyday Vegan, Burton explains how she and her husband decided to raise their daughter as vegan since her birth. She goes into great details in the resources available to raise a vegan child and provides details of the yummy recipes which anyone can prepare. So do not panic- Vive le Vegan!

4) Vegan for Life: Everything you need to know to be healthy and fit on a Plant Based Diet by Jack Norris and Virginia Messina.

An ideal book for everyone who need to adopt plant-based diet. No matter in whatever stage of life you are; whether you are pregnant, lactating, a parent or a grownup adult this book covers all about plant-based diet. An ideal book to gift your teenage children, who may wish to adopt this lifestyle.

5)  Not a Nugget by Stephanie Dryer

Are animals your friends or your food? Not a Nugget by Stephanie Dryer, an illustrated book for 3 to 7 year olds, explains the role of animals and encourages them to view animals in a different way. Dryer is a on mission to inculcate healthy eating habits in children by helping them adopt plant-based diet.

These books are treasure trove for knowledge regarding plant-based lifestyle and are simple to understand. Gift these to your children to help them understand the benefits of plant-based foods and make them responsible citizens.


Vegan for Life: Everything you need to know to be Healthy and Fit on a Plant Based Diet- Jack Norris and Virginia Messina

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