Vegan Deli

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Raising Vegetarian Children
by Jo Stepaniak, M.S.Ed., & Vesanto Melina M.S., R.D.

Raising Vegetarian Children

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Exercise

For some, "exercise" is a dreaded word. It means having to do something physically strenuous and boring. To others, it is a chance to escape from life for a little while, to enjoy the way it makes them feel, both during and after their workout. The rest? They just want to play.

Who says exercise has to be boring? The "feel the burn" mentality has been pounded into us for a long while now. Making exercise into a dreaded activity where we end up hurting (and very likely straining something) certainly doesn't inspire me to want to do it. Perhaps this is one of the reasons that Americans are more sedentary than ever before. We all need to learn that exercise isn't, and shouldn't be, something we dread doing. It ought to be fun, the way it used to be for children, playing carefree and just having a good time.

Yet children today also are more sedentary than ever before, and it shows. Video games, television, and computers have today's kids sitting around the house doing nothing, when twenty or more years ago they would have been outside playing.

We don't need treadmills, expensive workout machines, or a personal trainer. What I feel we really need is to go outside and play. Walk because we want to enjoy the scenery. Run because we want to feel the wind in our hair. Play tennis, shoot hoops, go swimming, play volleyball. Whether we do it alone or with others, the point is, just have fun!

Tanya M.
Washington

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