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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 p
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Paperback, 368 pages
Published August 3rd 1999 by Bantam
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Sarah
Jan 11, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Great strategies (which can actually be applied to toddler battles beyond food) combined with good recipes for healthy cookies and crackers and sample menus make this book a must have for any parent that wants to help their child avoid a dysfunctional relationship with food. The basic idea is so appealing: never fight over food. Just present tasty, healthy, homemade food to your kid. Don't make a big deal of it when they don't like it the first time... or the second... or the twelfth. In fact, m ...more
Linda
Mar 20, 2008 rated it really liked it
A great overview on ways to encourage healthy eating through many stages. The main issue that was stressed is that adults eat a lower fat and higher fiber diet then kids really need, especially the very young.

Menu examples were very helpful. Definitely a good one to own. I'll probably just take it out of the library again when we are at the next stage.
karen
Mar 19, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: New parents or parents of young children
Excellent book for new parents helping them to think well about childhood nutrition. Book details concept of metabolic programming for children, and gives the reader tips and hints on how to work through eating issues of babies and toddlers.
Kendra
Jan 30, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This has been such a great book for all of my questions about feeding my kids. It also has really great and healthy recipes.
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Apr 07, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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Excellent reference book on children's nutrition.
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