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Feeding Your Child for Lifelong Health: Birth through Age Six


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How the new science of "metabolic programming" can help you:

Maximize your baby's IQ and development

Prevent allergies and obesity

Prevent or cure picky eating

Teach your child to enjoy healthy foods

Protect against family health problems

AND make mealtimes a pleasure for you and your child!

In this groundbreaking book, two leading pediatric nutritionists--and experienced parents!--introduce exciting new research into "metabolic programming" and make it accessible and practical for every busy parent. They explain:

How the foods you choose can optimize your baby's future development, IQ bone strength, and immunity

The eight key nutrients to focus on

Scientifically based "smart strategies" for working with your child's inborn instincts to build healthy eating habits

Food solutions for common problems--including colic, constipation, poor sleep, and hyperactivity

How to prevent or deal with food allergies or obesity

Easy ways to adapt family meals for kids--with menus and portion sizes for every stage from birth through age six, plus essential tips for food safety

What's more, you can teach your child to enjoy these healthy foods and banish food battles and picky eating forever.

About the Author

Susan B. Roberts, Ph.D., is Chief of the Energy Metabolism Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and Professor of Nutrition and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University. She is an internationally recognized expert on infant and adult nutrition, with research publications on topics including infant nutrient requirements, infant and adult obesity, breast-feeding, nutritional needs of premature infants, and nutrition and aging.

Melvin B. Heyman, M.D., M.P.H., is Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of California in San Francisco, where he directs an active clinical program. He also directs a research and training program focusing on nutritional treatment of acute and chronic diseases, childhood nutritional requirements, and food allergies.

Lisa Tracy is an editor with The Philadelphia Inquirer and the author of two previous nutrition books.

Product Details

Birth through Age Six
Bantam Books
Roberts, Susan Barbara
Heyman, Melvin B.
Tracy, Lisa
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Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Infancy and Toddlerhood
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Diet and Nutrition

Feeding Your Child for Lifelong Health: Birth through Age Six
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