Super Nutrition for Babies: The Right Way to Feed Your Baby for Optimal Health

Super Nutrition for Babies: The Right Way to Feed Your Baby for Optimal Health


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Super Nutrition for Babies: The Right Way to Feed Your Baby for Optimal Health by Katherine Erlich, Kelly Genzlinger

"A wonderful guide for getting babies off to the right start, and helping them enjoy the gift of health for life." - Sally Fallon Morell, President, Weston A. Price Foundation

"A clear, practical, and nontrendy guide for parents on how to best feed babies and toddlers, backed by common sense, ancestral wisdom, and sound science." - Kaayla T. Daniel, Ph.D., C.C.N., Vice President, Weston A. Price Foundation, and author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food

"Super Nutrition for Babies is something that every expectant and new mother and father should read. This book is a rare treasure!" - Natasha Campbell-McBride, M.D., author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome

"A grand reference book that can be used for many years of a child's life." - Nancy Appleton, Ph.D., best-selling author of Healthy Bones and Lick the Sugar Habit

There is a better way to feed your baby. Super Nutrition for Babies gives parents the latest science-verified nutritional recommendations for feeding their child. Based on a program used at one of the largest holistic practices in the country, this book provides information on all aspects of nutrition and feeding, including introducing meat in a child’s diet, healthier alternatives to dairy and soy, starting solid foods, establishing a regular eating schedule, dealing with picky eating, and the best foods for every age and stage so your baby gets the best nutrition to minimize illness and optimize sleep, digestion, behavior, and brain development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592335039
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 349,184
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Katherine Erlich, MD, is a board certified pediatrician and mother of two who practices out of one of the largest holistic medical center’s in the Midwest. Prior to starting her now thriving pediatric practice, she spent over a decade in a busy, conventional pediatric practice where she gained extensive clinical experience. Currently, at Healing the Whole Child, PLLC, Dr. Erlich guides her patients to better health through an individualized medical approach, integrating nutrition, holistic philosophies and traditional medicine. Dr. Erlich has been instrumental in creating her school district's Wellness Committee, featured on the news, and has authored articles printed in several publications. She lives in Franklin, Michigan.

Kelly Genzlinger, MS, CNC, CMTA, has dedicated many years to the study of nutrition and foods’ effects within the human body. She is a traditional-foods advocate in her community and is dedicated to promoting wellness for her children, family, and nutritional clients. An author, speaker, and certified nutritional consultant, Kelly is proud to have changed the lives of countless children and adults with her teachings, guidance, and counsel related to whole, real, traditional foods. Her first book, Sugar...Stop the Addiction, addressed the national crisis of excessive sugar consumption. She has been a featured speaker at wellness symposiums and a guest on cable shows, such as Diabetes Countdown and The Bottom Line. She resides in Birmingham, Michigan.

David Brownstein, M.D., is a board certified family practitioner and medical director of the Center for Holistic Medicine (West Bloomfield, Michigan). He is the author of ten books, including Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can't Live Without It and Overcoming Thyroid Disorders. Visit him online at

Table of Contents

Foreword by David Brownstein, M.D.

Introduction: Children’s New Health Concerns

Chapter 1 - Baby Feeding Fundamentals: Nutrition Is Necessary for Health

Chapter 2 - From Fake Flakes to Real Food: Meeting Nutrient Needs with First Foods (6 to 8 Months)

Chapter 3 - Oh-So-Much-Better Than Cereal O's: Taking the Toxins Out (8 to 10 Months)

Chapter 4 - Reconsider Baby Food Jars and Noodle Stars: Bolstering Immunity with Nutrients and Foods (10 to 12 Months)

Chapter 5 - Shape Up Sweets and Ship Out Sugar: Getting Back to Nature’s Basics (12 to 18 Months)

Chapter 6 - Think Outside the Box of Mac ‘n’ Cheese: Convenience Foods Can Cost You Your Child’s Health (18 to 24 Months)

Chapter 7 - Mom’s Diet Does Matter: Critical Feeding Information for Breast-Fed Babies (0 to 6 Months)

Chapter 8 - Drugstore Formula Doesn’t Cut It: Better Options Than Commercial Alternatives

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Super Nutrition for Babies: The Right Way to Feed Your Baby for Optimal Health 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
culturedcook More than 1 year ago
This is such a welcoming book! The focus on mom's nutrition as well as the baby's is wonderful, and the gentle way that Kelly and Katherine empower parents to help their children (and themselves, too) is incredibly encouraging, even to people like me who don't have kids. Just like any parent, I don't want to see children suffer from health problems, especially chronic ones that can be avoided with a little bit of learning and diligence. A book like this is exactly what parents and prospective parents and anyone who cares about children's health needs to have and read regularly. I really do think that the title should be "Super Nutrition for Everybody," because adults have the same needs, too, in terms of making sure we optimize our nutrition and understand how our bodies work. Can we make this required reading in all high school health classes?? "Super Nutrition for Babies" is inspiring, it's friendly, it's approachable, and most importantly, it's comforting. Even though there is a lot of information here to be digested, the overall positive tone and the reinforcement of how important mom-baby nurturing is makes all of the info supportive rather than overwhelming. Great blend of recipes + info, too. I am quite looking fwd to making the sweet potato & coconut crackers for myself. And ooh, the homemade ginger ale! I've always wondered how to make that. As a food coach and professional recipe developer, I read a LOT of books about food and wellness researched and written by a variety of authors. Kelly and Katherine's book is one of the best I have ever read on how nutrition relates to everyday and long-term health. Do yourself a favor and get reading! You'll be enjoying tasty and wellness-enhancing meals for you and your baby in no time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wealth of nutrition information for infants dietary needs, but some of the ideas are very left field. Take what you will from it, your child will still benefit from a lot of the products the author presents.