Where's The Beef?

February 2009
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/27/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 19, p2
The article reports that a recent study found a growing number of children in the U.S. who does not eat meat. Researchers says roughly 367,000 children in the country are vegetarians. They interviewed thousands of parents about their kids' diet. Some families believe it is healthier to eat more fruits and vegetables instead of meat. Some vegetarian children do not want to eat meat because it comes from animals. Some health experts are worried about vegetarian children not getting all the vitamins their growing bodies need.


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