Pattern Setting for Childhood Health: The Parent's Guide for Nutrition and Activity

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Garson Publications, 2003 - Child development - 142 pages
Poor eating and activity patterns put people of all ages & weight categories at risk for illness & disease. To help parents prevent such problems, this book simplistically explains the basics of nutrition & activity & tells parents how to incorporate such information into family life. It emphasizes establishing positive patterns & good role model behaviors while avoiding nonproductive habits. It informs & educates readers about current news topics such as childhood obesity, saturated and trans fat, soy, fast food, sedentary lifestyles, food processing, and chemical contamination of food. Readers enjoy the author's informative yet realistic approach, simplistic writing style, & short chapters as well as the many benefits the information in the book provides. The author is a Registered Nurse & mother with much experience as a personal fitness trainer. Her book is receiving exceptional reviews and health care professionals all over the country are recommending it to parents with children of all ages. Orders taken by: Garson Publications, P.O. Box 5775, Salem, OR 97304; phone: (503) 363-1477; FAX: (503) 363-1417; e-mail:; secured web site:; credit cards accepted. Distributed by: Pathway Book Service, Ingram, and Baker & Taylor.

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Garson is a Registered Nurse with a primary focus in caring for hospitalized pediatric patients. In addition, Susan manages a specialized emergency room Sexual Assualt Team. As a volunteer member, Susan serves on the Marion County Child Abuse and Fatality Review Team and Multi-disciplinary Sexual Assault Team.

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