Take the Fight Out of Food: How to Prevent and Solve Your Child's Eating Probl

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 15, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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All foods are good. That is the message of this commonsense book that helps parents speak to their kids about food and nutrition. It is a message that is long overdue, especially when you consider that 81 percent of ten-year-olds are afraid of being fat -- half are already dieting -- and twelve million American children are obese. There is a disease gripping our nation's children and it strikes early. Take the Fight Out of Food offers a cure.

This practical guide is filled with hands-on tools and in-depth advice for putting a stop to unhealthy eating habits before they begin. In Take the Fight Out of Food parents will learn how to:

• Understand their own "food legacy" and how it affects their children

• Keep their children connected to food in a positive way

• Talk to their kids about food and nutrition

• Recognize and deal with the six types of eaters --

including the Picky Eater, the Grazer, and the Beige Food Eater

With guidance, inspiration, and encouragement, this invaluable book helps parents to teach their children to eat for life in a positive and healthy family environment.

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Review: Take the Fight Out of Food: How to Prevent and Solve Your Child's Eating Problems

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User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

This was a very practical, big picture kind of advice book. All-in-all helpful-- nothing shocking, no magic methods, or astonishing ideas- but simple, down to earth philosophy on healthy eating and raising kids to eat sensibly and take responsibility for their own bodies and eating habits. Read full review


Chapter One Separating Our Own Food
Chapter Two Factor In Your Childs
Chapter Three Identify Your Childs Eating Style
Talk to Your Kids
Separate Hunger and Fullness
Teach Your Child to Become
Chapter Eight Finding Your Comfort Zone
Chapter Nine Commonly Asked Questions

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Page xiv - We would like them to eat in moderation — to eat when they are hungry and to stop when they are full.

About the author (2010)

Donna Fish, M.S., L.C.S.W., is a licensed social worker specializing in eating disorders. An adjunct faculty member at the Columbia University School of Social Work and an affiliate therapist at the Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia, she is also a consultant to many schools and hospitals in New York City. Donna Fish lives with her husband and three daughters in New York City, where she runs a private practice.

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