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Food : too faddy too fat.

Author: John Pearce
Publisher: Thorsons, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

For many families, the mealtable can be a battleground and eating becomes a source of conflict between parent and child. The author gives advice based on latest research, telling you how children  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pearce
ISBN: 0722522835 9780722522837
OCLC Number: 22627799
Description: 96 unnumbered pages
Contents: Part 1 Early feeding problems: feeding and feelings; taking advice; milk - breast and bottle; weaning; learning to drink and eat; feeding problems due to the baby; feeding problems due to parents. Part 2 Too faddy: faddy children are made not born; how food fads are made; what is wrong with being faddy?; preventing food fads; general guidelines and two approaches; deliberate vomiting; what happens to faddy children? Part 3 Too fat: too fat - why worry?; how fat is too fat?; too fat at school; getting the weight off; exercise is good for you; getting high on fibre; which diet? before starting a slimming diet; excuses, excuses; the better by half way of losing weight. Part 4 Too thin: too thin to be healthy; failure to thrive; anorexia; getting the food down; loss of appetite - what does it mean?; anorexia nervosa; bulimia nervosa; how to prevent anorexia and bulimia nervosa. Part 5 Making mealtimes happy: the importance of family meals; table manners; teaching good table manners; sitting at the table; table talk; helping the family.


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