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Awesome Foods for Active Kids The ABCs of Eating for Energy and Health

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ISBN-10: 089793475X

ISBN-13: 9780897934756

Edition: 2005

Authors: Anita Bean

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Anita Bean is an accomplished sportsperson, one of the UK's most respected nutritionists and a bestselling author. She is the author of The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition, Sports Nutrition for Women, Food for Fitness, Healthy Eating for Kids and The Complete Guide to Strength Training, among other titles.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Kids' Food and Health
Does It Matter What Children Eat?
How Do Kids' Diets Measure Up?
Why Should You Change What Children Eat?
So How Can I Influence Children's Eating Habits?
Television and Advertising
How Can You Combat Advertising Pressure?
Looking at the Labels
What to Avoid
What Should Active Children Eat?
How Does the Food Pyramid Work?
How Many Servings?
How Big Is a Portion?
Building the Pyramid
Looking after Children's Teeth
Protein Power
What Happens to Protein in the Body?
Will Extra Protein Make Stronger Muscles?
How Much Protein?
How to Get Enough Protein
What about Vegetarian Diets?
What about Protein Supplements?
Carb-Charging
Why Do Kids Need Carbs?
How Much Carbohydrate?
Which Types of Carbohydrate Are Best?
Carbohydrates and the Glycemic Index
Fat Matters
Why Is Fat Needed?
What's the Difference Between Saturated and Unsaturated Fats?
What Are the Essential Fats?
What Is Hydrogenated Fat?
How Much Fat Should Children Eat?
Vitamins and Minerals
What Do Vitamins and Minerals Do?
How to Get Enough Vitamins and Minerals
How Can You Get Children to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables?
Guide to Vitamins and Minerals
Do Active Children Need More Vitamins and Minerals?
Should Children Take Vitamin Supplements?
Phytochemicals
Antioxidants
Eating for Action
How Much Food Should My Child Eat?
What Should Children Eat Before Training or Competition?
Timing the Pre-Exercise Meal
Eating Before an Event
What Should Children Eat During Exercise?
What Should Children Eat after Exercise?
Traveling and Competing Away from Home
Drinking for Action
Why Is Drinking Important for My Child?
Dehydration Check-Up
How Much Should Children Drink?
How to Fit It All In
How to Make Children Drink while Exercising
What Should Children Drink?
Overweight Kids
What Are the Dangers for Children of Being Overweight?
Heart Symptoms in Obese Children
How Can I Tell If a Child Is Overweight?
Why Do Children Become Overweight?
How Should I Deal with Children's Weight Problems?
What Practical Help Can I Give?
How Can Children Be Encouraged to Be More Active?
How Much Exercise Should Children Get?
How Much Exercise Do Children Really Get?
How Can Children Adopt Healthier Eating Habits?
How Can I Avoid Mealtimes Becoming a Battleground?
Should Children Lose Weight for Sports?
How Can I Discourage Television Viewing?
Underweight Kids and Fussy Eaters
Thin or Underweight?
Why Are Some Children Thin?
Feeding Children with Small Appetites
Feeding Fussy Eaters
Feeding Very Active Children
Strength Training for Children
Eating at School
Packing a Healthy Lunch
What's in School Meals?
What Should I Encourage Children to Eat for School Lunch?
What Can I Give Children after School?
Eating Disorders
What Are Eating Disorders?
What Are the Causes of Eating Disorders?
Why Are Eating Disorders Common among Young Athletes?
How Do I Know If a Child Has an Eating Disorder?
How Will an Eating Disorder Affect a Child's Health and Performance?
What Can I Do If I Think a Child Has an Eating Disorder?
Preventing Eating Disorders
Kids' Menu Plans
Main Meals
Meatless Main Meals
Salads
Salad Dressings
Super Soups
Fast Food
And to Finish
Kids' Snacks
Delicious Drinks
Notes
Resources
Online Resources
Useful Addresses
Recommended Reading
Index