This essential guide to good eating gives parents all the information and strategies they need to meet the dietary needs of children from birth through adolescence, as well as the facts about standards of weight and height; eating disorders and special dietary needs, alternative diets, and supplements; allergies; and concerns over food safety. The new 2nd edition provides updated growth charts, the USDA's new MyPlate model for healthy eating, and new information on topics such as * Allergies * BMI * BPA * Breastfeeding * Celiac disease * Cholesterol-lowering medications * Conflicts/picky eaters * Constipation * Fish, mercury, and omega-3 fatty acids * Food safety * Food scares * Hiding foods * Obesity * Organic foods * Outside influences * Physical activity * Sodium * Vitamins The book also provides special insights into what's best for newborns, introducing solid foods, how to deal with outside influences (including friends, family, and TV commercials), and much more!
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 653 g
Dimensions: 235 x 185 x 20 mm
Edition: Second Edition
"Nutrition is sure to be every parents (new and seasoned) go-to book. It should be in every household with children." --www.ImaginationCafeBlog.blogspot.com (October 2011)
"The revised edition features the most up-to-date information available, including the USDA's new food icon, MyPlate, and many new and updated recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics." --Liz Buckingham, editor, Treasure Valley Family Magazine