Superfoods for Children

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DK, 2001 - Cooking - 224 pages
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How to boost your child's health and brain power, from conception, to baby and toddlerhood, and through the teenage years. Nutritious food is essential for healthy development. Now, with Superfoods for Children, you can prepare delicious and nourishing meals for every occasion and introduce your child to healthy eating habits for life. Over 100 top superfoods. One of the most important requirements for growth and strengthening the immune system is a nourishing diet. Key nutritional needs are outlines for each age group, and there is a comprehensive guide to the 130 top ingredients that form the building blocks of healthy eating for children. From super vegetables and salads to super nuts and fish, here you have all the information you need to feast your growing children on the very best foods available. Healthy eating always. From inviting breakfasts and satisfying suppers to healthy alternatives to fast food and instant snacks for refrigerator raiding, weekly menu plans are carefully adapted for each stage of your child's development. Also, there is advice on the links between diet and allergies, behavioral problems and common eating disorders. Packed with helpful tips on what foods to keep on hand and constructive advice on basic hygiene, this it the ultimate family guide to healthy eating.

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Contents

contents
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nutrition without numbers 6 meals for every age group
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nutrition on a plate 10 day one 74 it breastfeeding baby meals 78 it hungry toddlers 84 it preschool years
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The basics of nutrition explained with a guide k off to school 92 it the years of growth
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to those foods that contain valuable amounts of it turbulent teens 100 it vegetarian children
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what you need 110 it hygiene in the kitchen
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This book is dedicated
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super vegetables 26 it super salads 31 it super Over 160 recipes using the superfoods
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it the danger foods 66
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special problems 200 Project Editor Janice Anderson
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About the author (2001)

Michael van Straten is a well-known complementary medicine practitioner in the UK, and is a practicing osteopath, naturopath, acupuncturist, and nutritional consultant. He appears frequently on British radio and TV, and his regular radio program in London, Bodytalk, has brought him thousands of devoted fans. He recently published two books on healthy eating and his writing commitments include the alternative health editorship of Woman magazine and regular contributions to several UK national newspapers. Author and journalist Barbara Griggs has been studying and writing about complementary medicine for the past 25 years. She is health editor of Country Living magazine, and freelances regularly for British newspapers, including the Evening Standard and the Daily Mail. Among the many books she has published are The Food Factor, a history of nutrition, and Green Pharmacy: A History of Western Herbal Medicine.

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