For the past 20 years, pediatricians, nutritionists, and dieticians have advised parents to provide children with healthy food and regular meal times, but to let the child decide what and how much to eat. However, research and clinical practice is proving that approach is dangerously faulty and sets children up for substandard nutrition in the short-term and dysfunctional eating patternsand illnessin the long-term. With The Picky Eating Solution you'll:
- Quickly and easily identify your child's eating personality and learn how it impacts their interaction with food.
- Gain new strategies for dealing with picky eaters based on new research and clinical practice.
- Learn rules and approaches for resolving picky eating issues and ensure your kids are healthy and getting proper nutrition.
The Picky Eating Solution brings a new approach to resolving meal-time struggles with your child. Take back control by implementing Dr. Deb's easy eating strategies. Gain valuable insight and advice on how to deal with different picky eating personalities and get your child back to eating nutritious food on a consistent basis.
|Publisher:||Fair Winds Press|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Deborah Kennedy, Ph.D. is a pediatric nutritionist and has worked in the field of nutrition for more than 20 years at institutions that include Cornell, Columbia, Tufts and Yale. Her doctoral work focused on the impact of sugar and carbohydrates on brain and behavior. She has also worked in the field of childhood obesity as associate director of nutrition at Yale's Prevention Research Center. She currently has a patent pending for a healthy meal delivery system and is the CEO and founder of Build Healthy Kids (http://www.buildhealthykids.com). Dr. Kennedy has worked with noted physicians Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. David Katz. She resides in Guilford, CT.
Table of Contents
Section 1 Tools for Parents to Turn Their Picky Eater Around 22
Chapter 1 Empowering Parents at Mealtime 22
Chapter 2 Discover Feeding Practices that Work for Your Child 40
Chapter 3 Establish Food Rules at the Table 62
Chapter 4 How to Set the Stage for a Pleasant Meal 78
Section 2 Strategies for Your Child's Specific Eating Personality 102
Chapter 5 Nine Temperaments at the Table-Learn What Makes Your Child Tick 102
Chapter 6 Five Eating Personalities-How to Help Your Child Eat Healthfully 130
1 The Easygoing Eater 134
2 The Anxious Eater 140
3 The Strong-Willed Eater 148
4 The Distracted Eater 158
5 The Taster 163
Appendix A Food and Table Rules to Live By 175
Appendix B Daily Serving Guide for Children 177
About the Author 183