Making Healthy Choices

Making Healthy Choices


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Making Healthy Choices by Merilee A Kern, Jerry DeCrotie

Making Healthy Choices - A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids is a ground-breaking piece of fictional children's literature that has been heralded by an array to health industry experts for its approach in helping overweight kids get on a healthy track, and motivating those within a healthy weight range to not only continue making wise lifestyle choices, but also better understand and empathize with peers currently struggling with a weight problem.

This fictional children's story depicts the life of Patty, who typifies the average overweight American kid as she encounters the emotional and physical challenges associated with an adolescent overweight condition. The story culminates with Patty overcoming these challenges and improving her health by better understanding the importance of good nutrition and exercise, and through an increased awareness of the overwhelming number of cultural influences that can adversely affect her ability to make healthy choices.

This tale of hope spotlights a representative overweight child who, by better recognizing and circumventing negative outside influences while proactively making positive lifestyle choices, achieves her goal of living a healthier, happier life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587367434
Publisher: Wheatmark
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Pages: 68
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

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Making Healthy Choices: A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids (Girls' Edition) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Roxanne Rask More than 1 year ago
Making Healthy Choices is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom’s Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author and; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom’s Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.