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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Brain Foodby Vicki Guercia Caruana; Kelly Guercia Hammer

    M. Evans & Company 2007; US$ 14.99

    Reports abound on the direct connection between how well kids eat and how successful they are at learning and competing in sports. But what should they eat? A nutritionist and an educator explain what to feed growing kids ages one to eighteen, including those with diabetes, food allergies, and AD/HD, to develop their maximum physical and mental potential.... more...

  • Breastfeeding Challenges Made Easy for Late Preterm Infantsby IBCLC RNC Sandra Cole

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 64.99

    "I would recommend this book to my peers and I would use it in my day-to-day work. It is most helpful to have a comprehensive guide that can be used in a variety of care settings and by many different healthcare providers."-- Doody's Medical Reviews Evidence-based research underscores the importance of breastfeeding for the healthy development of... more...

  • Human Milk Biochemistry and Infant Formula Manufacturing Technologyby M. Guo

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Since infant formula substitutes for human milk, its composition must match that of human milk as closely as possible. Quality control of infant formula is also essential to ensure product safety, as infants are particularly vulnerable food consumers. This book reviews the latest research into human milk biochemistry and best practice in infant formula... more...

  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Diagnosisby Benjamin Joseph; James Robb; Randall T Loder; Ian Torode

    Springer India 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book presents a problem-based, rational approach to the diagnosis of orthopaedic problems in children. It is divided into four sections based on the age at which specific problems may be encountered; the newborn and infant, the toddler and the pre-school child, the child in the school-going age and the adolescent. The authors outline a systematic... more...

  • The Nursing Mother's Problem Solverby Claire Martin

    Touchstone 2002; US$ 22.95

    Finally! Answers to your most urgent questions in an easy-to-use format! Based on questions posed by thousands of real mothers, this A-to-Z guide has a practical, realistic view of how nursing fits into a modern woman's life. First-time mothers and breastfeeding veterans will find answers to more than 300 questions -- from the most common to... more...

  • Nursing Your Baby 4eby Karen Pryor; Gale Pryor

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.12

    For more than 40 years, mothers have depended on the wisdomand warmth of Nursing Your Baby. Now authors Karen Pryor and her daughter Gale Pryor have revised and updated their classic guide for today's generation of women. New information includes: Up-to-date studies on health benefits for breastfed infantsand breastfeeding mothers Tips for getting... more...

  • Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolismby Patti J. Thureen; William W. Hay

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 64.00

    First published in 2006, this is an account of the basic science, metabolism, nutritional requirements and clinical management of the neonate. more...

  • Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feedingby World Health Organization. UNICEF.

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 9.00

    WHO and UNICEF jointly developed this global strategy to focus world attention on the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children. The strategy is the result of a comprehensive two-year participatory process. It is based on the evidence of nutrition?s... more...

  • HIV transmission through breastfeedingby Marie-Louise Newell

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 13.50

    This book presents a summary of the available scientific evidence on the transmission of HIV infection through breastfeeding. It briefly describes the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and infants; and summarizes evidence on the relative risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 infection during pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding. more...

  • Developing Brain Behaviourby John Dobbing

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 135.00

    Certain long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) are thought to be essential components of the nutrition of infants, including those prematurely born, in the sense that they cannot be synthesises by the immature organism and must therefore be supplied in the diet. Breast milk contains these substances, but many manufactured infant formulae... more...