Crecimiento en niños y en hijos de madres que adhieren a dietas vegetarianas: revisión de la literatura

  title={Crecimiento en ni{\~n}os y en hijos de madres que adhieren a dietas vegetarianas: revisi{\'o}n de la literatura},
  journal={Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria},
  • Published 1 August 2021
  • Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria
RESUMEN Introducción. La prevalencia del vegetarianismo aumenta a nivel mundial y no hay consenso acerca de si este tipo de alimentación es adecuado durante el período de crecimiento. Objetivo. Se realizó una revisión descriptiva de la literatura con el objetivo de conocer si los niños e hijos de madres que siguen dietas vegetarianas crecen de manera diferente a los niños con dietas omnívoras. Métodos. Se incluyen 25 artículos publicados entre los años 1995-2020, que describen el crecimiento… 


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