The Food Cure for Kids: A Nutritional Approach to Your Child's Wellness / Edition 1

The Food Cure for Kids: A Nutritional Approach to Your Child's Wellness / Edition 1

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by Natalie Geary, Oz Garcia, Carol Mann Agency
     
 

A must-have resource for any parent whose child has chronic ear infections, bronchitis, stomach aches, or skin rashes. This eye-opening book will finally offer parents the results they've been searching for—without yet another trip to the doctor's office.See more details below

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A must-have resource for any parent whose child has chronic ear infections, bronchitis, stomach aches, or skin rashes. This eye-opening book will finally offer parents the results they've been searching for—without yet another trip to the doctor's office.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762758869
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/05/2010
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,479,156
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part I Laying the Groundwork for Better Health

Chapter 1 Is This Your Child? Understanding Your Constantly Whiny, Earache-y, Tired, Irritable, Stay-Home-from-School Kid 3

Chapter 2 An Integrative Approach: Planning for Your Child's Wellness 14

Chapter 3 Immune System 101: The Body's (Sometimes Overly Sensitive) Defense System 26

Chapter 4 It's Probably Not Allergies: Allergy vs. Intolerance 42

Part II Nutrition and the Immune System

Chapter 5 Let's Get Specific: Carbohydrates 63

Chapter 6 Let's Get Specific: Wheat 81

Chapter 7 Let's Get Specific: Dairy 92

Chapter 8 Let's Get Specific: Protein 109

Chapter 9 Let's Get Specific: Fats 122

Chapter 10 Let's Get Specific: Probiotics 143

Chapter 11 Supplementing Good Health: The Role of Nutraceuticals for Kids 155

Part III Living (And Eating) In the Real World

Chapter 12 How to Talk to Kids About Food: Stopping Problems Before They Start 177

Chapter 13 Disordered Eating and the Obesity Issue: How to Monitor Your Child's Eating Habits without Going Overboard 192

Chapter 14 Adjuncts to Nutritional Wellness: Stress Relief, Sleep, and Exercise 218

Chapter 15 Wrapping Up the Issues: Planning for a Healthy Future 239

Appendix A Resource Guide 247

Appendix B Glossary 251

Appendix C Bibliography 258

Acknowledgments 266

Index 267

About The Authors 275

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