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The Food Our Children Eat
A majority of British children mainly eat processed and junk food. Award-winning food writer Joanna Blythman takes a controversial look at this curious phenomenon and offers parents practical tips on how to improve their children's diet.
Published July 29th 2011 by Fourth Estate (GB)
(first published March 6th 1999)
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Loved the first half, makes you realise how brainwashed we are into thinking children need separate recipes, cookbooks and mealtimes. I got rid of my children only recipe books after reading this. I did however find her tone a little superior in this book. And yes, children do have decent taste and will go for quality food, but to suggest that they can 'hardly finish' all the icing on the junkiest cakes at parties is wrong. My boys eat well at home, with a wide range of fruit and veg, but they ...more
Joanna Blythman is a leading investigative food journalist and writer. To date, she has won five Glenfiddich Awards for her writing, and, in 2004, won the prestigious Derek Cooper Award, one of BBC Radio 4’s Food and Farming Awards. She contributes regularly to Observer Food Monthly, among other newspapers and magazines, and frequently broadcasts on food issues.More about Joanna Blythman...