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Author Sears, William, 1939-

Title The family nutrition book : everything you need to know about feeding your children-- from birth through adolescence / William Sears and Martha Sears.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, [1999]
1999

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  613.2 SEA    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Adult Non Fiction - JHLY-14  613.2083 SEA    AVAILABLE
 Schmaling Memorial Lib Adult Non-Fiction - FULG-7  613.2083 SEA    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Adult Parenting - WLBB-2  P 613.2 SEA    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Becoming your own family nutritionist. 1. Facts about fats : Why you need fats ; A first helping of fat facts: MUFAs, PUFAs, and SATFAs ; A second helping of fat facts: essential fatty acids ; A third helping of fat facts: triglycerides, phospholipids, and cholesterol ; Factory fats: hydrogenated fats ; Sweet fats ; A fourth helping of fat facts ; Ten tips to reduce your dietary fat -- 2. Controlling your cholesterol : Cholesterol facts you should know ; Ten ways to control your cholesterol -- 3. Sweet facts about sugar : Sugar science ; Rating the sugars ; Glycemic index ; How sugar harms ; Curbing your cravings -- 4. Powerful proteins : Protein language ; Complete and incomplete proteins ; Questions you may have about proteins -- 5. Care about your calcium : Why do you need calcium? ; How much calcium do you need? ; How does calcium work? ; Making the most of your calcium -- 6. Pumping up your iron : Why do you need iron? ; Where do you get iron? ; How much iron do you need? ; Preventing iron-deficiency anemia from birth to adulthood ; Iron deficiency without anemia -- 7. Value your vitamins : Vitamin facts you should know -- 8. Becoming water wise : Water: the best health "ade" ; What about water quality? ; What you can do about your water ; Improving your hydration habits -- 9. Fantastic fiber : Fiber for your health ; Fiber-eating tips -- 10. Food digestion: taking a trip through the intestinal tract : What is digestion? --
pt. II. Making your own family food choices. 11. Making your own family food guide : The top twelve family foods ; Least nutritious foods ; Color your cuisine ; Understanding the food guide ; Pyramid ; RDA: what does it really say? -- 12. Learning about labels : Front-of-package come-ons ; How to read a package label -- 13. Good grains : Getting to know your grains ; Rating breads and cereals ; Pasta -- 14. Fabulous fruits : A glossary of fruits ; Ranking fruits -- 15. Juice and juicing : Facts about juice ; Making your own juice -- 16. Value your vegetables : Seven reasons why veggies are so good for you ; Top ten veggies ; Growing your own garden ; Cooking and serving vegetables -- 17. Eating vegetarian: why and how? -- 18. Favorite fish : Fish facts ; Farm fish vs. wild fish ; Tuna fish facts ; Rating seafood -- 19. The merits of milk : Questions you may have about milk ; Got goat's milk? -- 20. Yummy yogurt : What is yogurt? ; Ten reasons yogurt is a top health food ; What kind of yogurt should you buy? ; Using yogurt as a nutritious substitute -- 21. The joy of soy : Seven reasons that soy is so good for you ; Types of soy products -- 22. All about oils : Oil basics ; Cooking with oils ; Storing oils ; More oil-using tips ; Types of oil ; Fabulous flax -- 23. Health nuts and seeds : Nut knowledge ; Ranking nuts ; Comparing nut butters ; Top seeds -- 24. Minding your meat and picking your poultry : What's the beef with meat? ; Picking poultry ; Egg facts -- 25. Buy organic! yes? no? sometimes? --
pt. III. Optimal feeding of infants and children. 26. Breastfeeding: the best feeding : Human milk: the gold standard for infant nutrition ; Advantages of breastfeeding: the long and the short of it ; What's in it for mothers -- 27. Choosing and comparing infant formulas : How formulas are made ; How to choose a formula -- 28. Beginning solid foods: when? what? and how? : Why wait? ; Common questions new parents ask ; Feeding the seven-to nine-month-old ; Feeding the nine- to twelve-month-old ; Cup feeding ; Self-feeding -- 29. Feeding toddlers: seventeen tips for pleasing the picky eater -- 30. The ABC's of teaching nutrition to your kids -- 31. Feeding the brain : Better eating builds better brains ; Best brain foods ; Vitamins, minerals, and fiber -- 32. Tracking down food allergies : Allergy terms you should know ; Common signs of food ; Sensitivities ; Tracking down hidden food sensitivities --
pt. IV. Trimming the family fat. 33. Fat facts every family should know : What "lean" means ; How do you get fat? -- 34. Lean from the start: trimming kids' fat : Trimming baby fat ; Trimming childhood fat -- 35. Trimming adult fat: the L.E.A.N. program : Lifestyle ; Exercise ; Attitude ; Nutrition --
pt. V. Foods for health. 36. Foods for healthy living : Fantastic phytos ; Foods for teen health ; Foods for sleep ; Foods for sports -- 37. Feeding your immune system : How your immune army works ; Immune system weakeners ; Immune system boosters -- 38. The anti-cancer diet : The link between diet and cancer ; Twelve dietary changes that will lower your cancer risk --
pt. VI. Favorite recipes -- Appendix: Daily values.
Summary A guide for childhood nutrition covers all stages of growth and includes tips on feeding picky eaters, reading food labels, and controlling weight.
Subject Children -- Nutrition -- Popular works.
Infants -- Nutrition -- Popular works.
Added Author Sears, Martha.
ISBN 0316777161 hardcover
9780316777162 hardcover
0316777153 paperback
9780316777155 paperback

 
    
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