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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • Food Cure for Kidsby Natalie Geary; Oz Garcia; Carol Mann Agency

    Lyons Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    A must-have resource for any parent whose child has chronic ear infections, bronchitis, stomach aches, or skin rashes. This eye-opening book will finally offer parents the results they've been searching for--without yet another trip to the doctor's office. 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...

  • Guidelines on Optimal Feeding of Low Birth Weight Infants in Low- and Middle-income Countriesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 24.00

    Countries can substantially reduce their infant mortality rates by improving the care of LBW infants.Experience from developed and low- and middle-income countries has clearly shown that appropriatecare of LBW infants including feeding temperature maintenance hygienic cord and skin care andearly detection and treatment of complications can substantially... 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...

  • Infant and Young Child Feedingby Fiona Dykes; Victoria Hall-Moran

    Wiley 2009; US$ 88.99

    This exciting book, edited by Fiona Dykes and Victoria Hall Moran and with a foreword from Gretel Pelto, explores in an integrated context the varied factors associated with infant and child nutrition, including global feeding strategies, cultural factors, issues influencing breastfeeding, and economic and life cycle influences more...

  • Inventing Baby Foodby Amy Bentley

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Food consumption is a significant and complex social activity?and what a society chooses to feed its children reveals much about its tastes and ideas regarding health. In this groundbreaking historical work, Amy Bentley explores how the invention of commercial baby food shaped American notions of infancy and influenced the evolution of parental and... more...

  • Is Breast Best?by Joan B. Wolf

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Since the invention of dextri-maltose and the subsequent rise of Similac in the early twentieth century, parents with access to clean drinking water have had a safe alternative to breast-milk. Use of formula spiked between the 1950s and 1970s, with some reports showing that nearly 75 percent of the population relied on commercial formula to at least... more...

  • Jugendmedizinby B. Stier; N. Weissenrieder

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 14.99

    Jugendliche sind anders! In der Phase zwischen Kindsein und Erwachsenwerden verändern sich Körper und Seele, aber auch soziale Bindungen. Der Jugendarzt betreut in seiner Praxis nicht nur akut und chronisch kranke Jugendliche, sondern muss auch Aufklärungsarbeit leisten. Der Arzt steht vor vielfältigen Fragen, z.B.: - Wie rede ich mit Jugendlichen?... more...

  • Medical Advance, Public Health and Social Evolutionby Charles Wilcocks; D. F. Bratchell; E. F. Candin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Medical Advance, Public Health and Social Evolution is an attempt to relate medical progress to the intellectual climate of the various broad periods of history, and to the social changes which took place in those periods and which influenced-and were influenced by-medical progress. Since the intellectual developments and historical events which have... more...

  • Militant Lactivism?by Charlotte Faircloth

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 120.00

    Following networks of mothers in London and Paris, the author profiles the narratives of women who breastfeed their children to full term, typically a period of several years, as part of an 'attachment parenting' philosophy. These mothers talk about their decision to continue breastfeeding as 'the natural thing to do': 'evolutionarily appropriate',... more...