Plant-Based Diets for Children: Potential Promises & Pitfalls

Presented by: Jill Castle MS, RDN

Nutrition is essential to a child’s growth, neurocognitive and psychomotor development making a nutrient-rich diet of paramount importance. In this presentation, attendees will learn about the current research in plant-based pediatric nutrition, the nutrient considerations for a balanced and plant-rich diet, and practical ways to encourage children to eat more plants.


  • Discuss plant-rich diets and how to balance nutrients in children using practical, science-based approaches.
  • To match nutrition advice with family desires and intentions, while covering a child’s nutritional needs throughout childhood.
  • To understand the health benefits of eating a plant-rich diet, and prevent the potential health challenges of plant-based nutrition for growing children.

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Jill Castle MS, RDN

Jill Castle is one of the nation’s premier childhood nutrition experts. Known as a paradigm shifter who blends current research, practical application and common sense, Jill inspires audiences to think differently about feeding kids. From babies to teens, Jill takes a unique, “whole-child” approach to showcase food, feeding and childhood development as the secret ingredients…

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