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Nutrition: What Every Parent Needs to Know

What Every Parent Needs to Know

American Academy of Pediatrics

Edited By:
William H Dietz, MD, PhD, FAAP, and Loraine Stern, MD, FAAP
Price:
$ 14.95
Published:
2011
Item Number:
CB0055
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Introduction………PEACE AT THE TABLE: THE WHYS AND HOWS OF NURTURANCE

Chapter 1…………WHAT’S BEST FOR MY NEWBORN?  

Chapter 2 ………...EXPANDING YOUR BABY’S DIET

Chapter 3…………THE TODDLER YEARS

Chapter 4…………NUTRITION DURING THE SCHOOL YEARS

Chapter 5…………THE ADOLESCENT YEARS

Chapter 6…………NUTRITION BASICS

Chapter 7………….SPITTING UP, GAGGING, VOMITING, DIARRHEA, AND CONSTIPATION

Chapter 8………….IS MY CHILD TOO FAT?

Chapter 9………….IS MY CHILD TOO THIN? TOO SMALL? TOO TALL?

Chapter 10.……….EATING DISORDERS

Chapter 11……….WHAT DO I DO ABOUT OUTSIDE INFLUENCES?

Chapter 12 ……….CAN I CUT MY CHILD’S RISK OF … ?

Chapter 13 ……….FOOD SAFETY AND ADDITIVES

Chapter 14 ……….ALTERNATIVE DIETS AND SUPPLEMENTS

Chapter 15……….IS MY CHILD ALLERGIC?

Appendices              

WHAT CAREGIVERS NEED TO KNOW: A CHECKLIST

II ………………FOOD-MEDICATION INTERACTIONS

III………………STANDARD GROWTH CHARTS

IV……………… BODY MASS INDEX CHARTS

V…………………FOOD SUBSTITUTIONS

VI ………………HEALTH AND NUTRITIONAL RESOURCES

RESOURCES FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

Description

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! Available August 2011.

About the author

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 60,000 member pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. One of the major activities of the AAP is providing reliable educational materials for parents and caregivers. Under the direction of a medical editor, content developed by the AAP is rigorously reviewed by appropriate committee members to ensure compliance with the organization's current policy and recommendations.

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