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The Yale guide to children's nutrition

Author: William V Tamborlane; Janet Z Weiswasser
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
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What is the healthiest diet for an infant? What constitutes a nutritious school lunch? How do I deal with my adolescent's eating needs and habits? Will my children receive proper nutrients if they are sick, very athletic, or vegetarians? This authoritative resource answers these and dozens of other questions, not only presenting the latest scientific knowledge about nutrition but also providing recipes from famous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yale guide to children's nutrition.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96044774
(OCoLC)35627717
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William V Tamborlane; Janet Z Weiswasser
ISBN: 0585346860 9780585346861 9780300174892 0300174896 9780300069655 0300069650 9780300071696 0300071698
OCLC Number: 47011576
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 415 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. From infancy to adolescence: developmental nutrition. Measuring up: normal growth and development --
The digestive process: What happens after you swallow? --
Taste, smell, and food preferences --
Pyramid power: a guide to healthy eating --
Infancy: eat, sleep, and be happy --
Toddlers and preschoolers: emerging independence --
School-age, preadolescent children: an apple a day --
Adolescence: life in the fast lane --
pt. 2. Common concerns. Food and the family --
Not all vegetarians are created equal --
Feeding the sick child --
Too fat? Too thin? --
Energizing the young athlete --
Acne and diet: is there a connection? --
Alcohol use and abuse in adolescents --
Diet tips to keep that winning smile --
pt. 3. Beyond the basics: special challenges in nutrition. Eating disorders --
Childhood obesity --
Food allergies --
High blood cholesterol --
Diabetes --
Cystic fibrosis --
Gastrointestinal disorders --
PKU and other metabolic disorders --
Feeding the infant with cleft lip and palate --
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder --
pt. 4. Building blocks for good nutrition. Calories: the key to energy balance --
Protein: the body's building blocks --
Cash in on carbohydrates --
What's the skinny on fats and cholesterol? --
Facts and myths about vitamins and minerals --
Water: drinking for the health of it --
Salt: the spice of life or the taste of doom? --
Fantastic fiber --
Fresh facts about pesticides and food additives --
Making sense of food labels --
pt. 5. Eating in, eating out. From the grocery store to the home: stocking the kitchen --
What's for lunch? --
Fast foods and restaurants: are you speeding past good nutrition? --
pt. 6. Recipes. Foods for infants --
Breakfast foods --
Lunch box treats --
Snacks --
Meat, poultry, and fish entrees --
Carbohydrate-dense dishes --
Vegetarian selections --
Vegetable side dishes --
Desserts --
Appendixes. Growth charts --
Recommended dietary allowances --
Recipe conversion table.
Other Titles: Guide to children's nutrition
Children's nutrition
Responsibility: William V. Tamborlane, editor in chief ; Janet Z. Weiswasser, managing editor ; editors, Teresa Fung, Nancy A. Held, Tara Prather Liskov ; foreword by Jane E. Brody ; recipes compiled with cooperation from the James Beard Foundation.
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What is the healthiest diet for an infant? What constitutes a nutritious school lunch? How do I deal with my adolescent's eating needs and habits? Will my children receive proper nutrients if they are sick, very athletic, or vegetarians? This authoritative resource answers these and dozens of other questions, not only presenting the latest scientific knowledge about nutrition but also providing recipes from famous chefs for delicious and healthy dishes. The book, written by physicians and dietitians at the Yale University School of Medicine, an international leader in pediatric teaching, research, and clinical care, as well as by dietitians, nurses, and social workers at the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, is the most authoritative, comprehensive, and informative guide to childhood nutrition ever produced.

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