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 2nd edition provides updated growth charts, the new food pyramid, and many new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on topics such as:
Nutrition: What Every Parent Needs to Know, 2nd ed.
By William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, FAAP, and Loraine Stern, MD, FAAP (editors) (American Academy of Pediatrics 2011)
| Published: Saturday, October 1, 2011
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 more. Info
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