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Feeding Your Child for Lifelong Health Birth Through Age Six

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ISBN-10: 0553378929

ISBN-13: 9780553378924

Edition: N/A

Authors: Susan B. Roberts, Melvin B. Heyman, Lisa Tracy, Irwin Rosenberg

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How the new science of "metabolic programming" can help you: Maximize your baby's IQ and development Prevent allergies and obesity Prevent or cure picky eating Teach your child to enjoy healthy foods Protect against family health problems AND make mealtimes a pleasure for you and your child! In this groundbreaking book, two leading pediatric nutritionists--and experienced parents!--introduce exciting new research into "metabolic programming" and make it accessible and practical for every busy parent. They explain: How the foods you choose can optimize your baby's future development, IQ bone strength, and immunity The eight key nutrients to focus on Scientifically based…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

After qualifying as an RN in 1986, Sue completed a Diploma in Community Healthcare and worked as a District Nurse until 1997. She then took a post at Canterbury Christ Church University as a Nurse Fellow, before taking on her current role as a Senior Lecturer in 2000. She also has a BSc (Hons) in Community Health Care and an MA in Applied Social Science. Her professional interests include Primary Care, Public Health and Tissue Viability.

Foreword
The Power of Food in your Child's Life
Metabolic Programming: What It Is, and What It Can Do for Your Child
Metabolic Programming: The Power of Childhood Feeding
How You Feed Your Child Is Just as Important as What You Feed
Programming Your Child's Future Food Preferences
Inside your Child's Head: Why Children Eat the Way They Do--Starting from Day One
Who Needs Smart Strategies?
Building on Your Child's Instincts
The Key Eight Nutrients
Fat, Fiber, and Calories
Three Essential Minerals: Iron, Calcium, and Zinc
Folate and B Vitamins (B[subscript 6] and B[subscript 12])
Antioxidants: Vitamins A, C, and E
What About Supplements?
A Word About Water
Your Baby Arrives
Food for Thought: Preparing to Feed Your New Baby
Harness Instincts--Your Newborn's and Yours--for a Trouble-free Start
Breast-Feeding Made Easy
Getting Started
From Three Days to Four Weeks
Nutrition and Your Milk Supply
From Four Weeks On
Special Concerns
New Options in Formula Feeding
Six Formula Types: Which Is Best for Your Baby?
Your Baby's First Feedings
How Much Formula Does Your Baby Need?
Common Problems with Formula Feeding
Feeding a Premature Infant
Getting Started Breast-feeding a Premature Infant
Formula Options for Premature Infants
After You Leave the Hospital
Food Transitions: four Months to Six Years
The Family Balancing Act
Balance for the Whole Family
How Safe Is Our Food?
Vegetarian and Macrobiotic Diets
Foods to Avoid or Strictly Limit
Helping Baby-sitters to Feed Your Child Right
Four to Twelve Months: The Big Transition to Solid Food
Opportunities and Goals
When Should You Start?
Moving on to a Mixed Diet
Smart Strategies for Feeding Babies Four to Twelve Months Old
Common Problems
Twelve to Twenty-One Months: A Nine-month Window of Opportunity
Opportunities and Goals
What Your Child Eats
Good Foods to Try
Food Traps to Avoid
Smart Strategies for Feeding Toddlers
Common Problems and Frequently Asked Questions
Twenty-One Months to three Years: Feeding Your Terrific "Terrible Two"
Opportunities and Goals
What to Feed Your Child
Smart Strategies for Keeping a Basically Good Eater on Track
Handling Food Jags and Extreme Fussiness
Coping with Constipation
Common Problems and Frequently Asked Questions
Three to Six Years: Moving into the Outside World
Meet Your Preschooler, the Social Animal
Opportunities and Goals
What to Feed Your Child
Smart Strategies: Maintaining Great Eating Habits--or Establishing Them
Preschool
Talking About Nutrition and Health
Your Child's Body Image
Frequently Asked Questions
Food Solutions for Common Problems
Feeding your Sick Child: Diarrhea, Vomiting, and Other Common Illnesses
Diarrhea, Vomiting, and Fever
Colds and Other Illnesses That Primarily Reduce Appetite
Frequently Asked Questions
Food, Sleep, and your Baby
Encouraging Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night
Getting Your Baby to Sleep
Cow's Milk Sensitivity as a Cause of Chronic Sleep Problems
Problems with Weight: The Spectrum from Obesity to Anorexia and Bulimia
Does Your Child Weigh Too Much?
Why Some Children Become Overweight
How to Normalize a Weight Problem
Eating Disorders: Every Child Is at Risk
Frequently Asked Questions
About Allergies, food Intolerances, and Colic
Routine Prevention of Food Allergies
Additional Steps for Allergy Prevention in High-risk Infants
When Your Child Develops a Food Allergy or Intolerance
Colic
Common Problems and Frequently Asked Questions
Food, Hyperactivity, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Does My Child Have a Problem?
Do Some Foods and Chemicals in Foods Cause Hyperactivity or ADHD?
Your Decision: Will a Special Elimination Diet Help Your Child with ADHD?
Good Food Sources of Key Nutrients
Growth Charts
Bibliography
Index