Be Healthy! It's a Girl Thing: Food, Fitness, and Feeling Great

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Crown, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 117 pages
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Mavis Jukes is here to help girls learn how to be healthy so they can stay healthy. In this newly updated edition, Jukes and co-author Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. target what girls need to know in order to achieve an active lifestyle and how to avoid the pitfalls of body image issues. Readers will find basic nutritional information; ideas for safe exercising; tips on how to eat right no matter where they are; and lots of other kid-specific information on food, fitness and feeling great.
 

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Contents

Chapter Connected
10
FYI Your Heart
22
The Cactus Plans Nutritional Guidelines
30
The Celebration of Life
38
Taking Charge
46
Being Vegetarian
53
A Proper Shopper
64
Food LabelsIngredients Lists
72
All the Right Moves
82
A Beautiful Presence
94
You the Amazing You
101
Index 15
115
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About the author (2003)

Mavis Jukes has twenty years of writing experience and twenty years of teaching experience and is a member of the California bar. She has written many books for kids and teens, including three other health-related titles: It's a Girl Thing: How to Stay Healthy, Safe, and in Charge (for girls 12 and up): Growing Up: It's a Girl Thing: Straight Talk About First Bras, First Periods, and Your Changing Body (for girls 8 and up); and The Guy Book: An Owner's Manual: Maintenance, Safety, and Operating Instructions for Teens (for boys 13 and up).

Lilian Cheung is a lecturer, the director of Health Promotion & Communication, and editorial director of The Nutrition Source website (www.thenutritionsource.org) at the Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition. She co-edited Child Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity (1995) with the late Surgeon General Dr. Julius Richmond, and also co-authored Mindful Eating, Mindful Life with Zen Bugghist master Thich Nhat Hanh, released by HarperCollins in March 2010 (www.savorthebook.com).

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