The Food Doctor for Babies & Children: Nutritious Food for Healthy Development

The Food Doctor for Babies & Children: Nutritious Food for Healthy Development

by Vicki Edgson, Ian Marber

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843400004
Publisher: Collins & Brown
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword6
Introduction7
Part 1Good Food for Kids8
Good nutrition10
From breast to bottle12
Essential building blocks16
The Food Pyramid20
Healthy growth24
Top 40 foods26
Food choices: good versus bad34
Organic versus inorganic: the debate36
Sugar and spice and other things that aren't nice38
Reading labels42
The storage cupboard46
Eating habits and special diets48
When your child won't eat50
Overweight or underweight52
Changing needs54
Food for comfort58
Food for reward60
The vegetarian child62
Allergies and intolerances64
Recognizing hyperactivity70
Part 2Nutrition for Growing Bodies and Minds72
Birth to 6 months74
7 to 18 months86
18 months to 3 years96
4 to 7 years106
8 years to puberty118
Part 3Tempting Recipes for Babies and Children128
First foods130
First cereals and breakfast must-haves134
Essential main meals137
Puddings and treats144
Easy alternatives148
Vitamin and mineral requirements152
Resources156
Index158
Acknowledgements160

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