Fit Kids

Raising Physically and Emotionally Strong Kids with Real Food
Author(s): Eileen Behan
Original Publish Date: Jun 22, 2001
Product Number: EB00569246
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780743431736
Publisher: Pocket Books
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One child in five weighs at least twenty percent more than his or her ideal. However, nurturing physically and emotionally fit kids is easier than we think. Eileen Behan, a registrered dietitian for more than twenty-five years, has seen parents' worst mistakes concerning food and their kids, and has compiled all the advice we need to combat-and undo-damaging habits in this remarkable guidebook. "At the end of the year we all wanted to take pictures...but Betsy wouldn't let us because she said pictures make her look fat." -a fifth-grader Discover: -how to tell if you child is actually overweight -how to recondition you child's eating patterns by changing your own attitudes toward food -how to squelch young girls' body image disorders with confidence and self-esteem -the traps laid out by foods marked "lite," "healthy," "contains real fruit" -how to implement a family meal plan that emphasizes healthy foods kids will like as well as mealtime strategies that make eating a pleasure -delicious and nutritious recipes for families on the go. "My wife wants to control what our daughter eats, but I think she is making her crazy." -Father of an eight-year-old