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Growing Up Healthy: A Complete Guide to Childhood Nutrition, Birth Through Adolescence Paperback – July 19, 2005
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Joan Lunden is a well-known TV personality and author, and hosted a four-part series on Retirement Living TV focused on family caregiving.
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For instance, food should not be used as a reward for children.
Parents should control sugar (especially processed sugar) and
provide meals consisting of fruits/veggies. Calcium and Vit. D
supplements are another important source of long term osteoporosis
control and bone health-far into the future.
Sample menus are provided to take the difficulty out of depicting
good nutrition. The author describes good/bad cholesterol.
Vitamins B6 and B12 are vital to control homocysteine levels.
Folic acid is another important vitamin utilized for a similar
purpose. At the appropriate time, a child's intake of breast
milk should be curbed. The book has a considerable literature
on how to raise children nutritionally fit for life. It is a solid value for the price charged.