Firstly I would like to say that there is nothing wrong in being a vegetarian. There are always people who disagree and two schools of thought ? some who harp on the benefits of one kind of food over the other. There are others who say you need a good mixed diet. You will be surprised at some of the scientific information about vegetarianism. The ADA- the American deictic association has this to say- vegetarians have a lower risk of
2)Colorectal, ovarian, and breast cancers
(high blood pressure
For your child?s protein requirements make sure she gets a good mixed diet including Good sources of protein include whole grains, lentils, beans, tofu, low-fat dairy products, nuts, seeds and peas. If she eats eggs you can add that as well. About needing non veg to be smarter ? there are so many vegetarians who are so smart that some non vegetarians would love to be half as smart as them- so he jury will still be out on that one. Just make sure your child gets a very good and mixed vegetarian diet and she should be alright.