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Satisfy your growing children's appetites while ensuring their health.
Childhood obesity is an epidemic throughout North America. Fueled by nutrition-poor junk food, obesity can lead to serious health problems later in life, including heart disease and diabetes.
The latest title in the Eat Well, Live Well series features more than 110 recipes tailored to maintain good health in growing children -- keeping even the fussiest eaters satisfied. With an informative, accessible introduction and a complete nutritional analysis for each recipe, Eat Well, Live Well with Growing Children is an inspiring, informative resource for parents who put their children's health first.
Among the appealing and healthful dishes are: Chicken and corn soup Sweet potato and red lentil dip Spinach and ricotta cannelloni Fresh spring rolls Thai chicken burgers Fish parcels with soy and veggie strips Pork and chive dumplings Carrot and apricot muffins.
These fast, fresh and appetizing dishes will satisfy the whole family.
About the Eat Well, Live Well series:
The Eat Well, Live Well series provides information for people with special dietary needs. Each title includes an introduction written by a prominent dietitian that will help facilitate living with a specific condition and diet.
Alongside the more than 100 easy and delicious recipes in each book are easy-to-follow tips about treating, diagnosing and ultimately living comfortably with the particular disorder. A list of common symptoms helps identify digestive troubles. There are also lists of foods that should be avoided and recommended foods that ensure a balanced diet is attained. A nutrition table accompanies everyrecipe, ensuring that the body is provided with adequate fuel and nourishment.
Each book contains sections on: Living with the disorder Desserts Breakfast Baking Snacks, light meals and sides Basics Main meals.
Ultimately, the goal of the Eat Well, Live Well series is to provide specially tailored recipes that are fast, fresh and appetizing, and suitable for everyday eating as well as special occasions. The recipes are designed to satisfy the whole family, eliminating the need to cook separate meals to cater to special dietary demands.
Designed to provide information for people with special dietary needs the Eat Well, Live Well titles are introduced by a dietitian and there are 100 recipes each with a nutritional table as well as tips for living comfortably and eating a balanced diet.
Chock-full with 150 gluten-free recipes. From mini quiche and roast pumpkin feta cheese pizza to Greek style calamari and meringue kisses, Eat Well Live Well with Gluten Intolerance also contains information about healthy gluten-free living, including a beneficial overview of celiac disease and tips for keeping up with a balanced, nutritious gluten-free diet.
About the Author
Susanna Holt, PhD is a dietitian with over 10 years of experience in nutrition research. She is the author of more than 20 healthy-eating books and has written the most recent version of the international table of glycemic index (GI) values, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. She lives in Sydney, Australia.