Vegan Diets for Teenagers
June 25, 2021
Today Dr. John Westerdahl’s special guest is his daughter Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Jasmine Westerdahl. Jasmine recently graduated with her Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Loma Linda University (LLU). In celebration of this special achievement, today’s program features the portion of the graduation ceremony when Jasmine receives her degree and a special recognition from LLU President Dr. Richard Hart as he presents her with the LLU President’s Award for being the 2021 outstanding graduate in the LLU School of Allied Health Professions. This program features two previous interviews with Jasmine Westerdahl, on a popular plant-based nutrition blog hosted by dietitian Sharon Palmer, and on a previous Health & Longevity radio program, as she discusses Vegan Diets for Teenagers. Today there is a growing number of teenagers following vegan diets. The health benefits and dietary issues associated with vegan nutrition are discussed.