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|| 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.
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