The parents' nutrition book
A comprehensive and authoritative guide to basic nutrition for the family. Helps parents encourage sensible eating and make sure their kids are eating the right foods in the right combinations at each critical stage of their development; from conception through infancy, childhood and adolescence. Special attention is given to important issues such as pregnancy in older women, overweight children, and anorexia. Also discusses ethnic considerations in food choice, and nutrition for athletes. Includes a final chapter on most often asked questions. Appendixes. Index.
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