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Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents

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  • 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...

  • The Nutritional Psychology of Childhoodby Robert Drewett

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 38.00

    A comprehensive overview of research on the psychological aspects of nutrition in developing children. 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...

  • The Baby Food Bibleby Eileen Behan

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    THE TIME TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHY EATING HABITS AND SMART FOOD CHOICES FOR YOUR CHILD IS NOW. Unhealthy food is everywhere?colorfully packaged, cheap, and full of fat, calories, and sodium. It?s no wonder childhood obesity has become an epidemic in the last thirty years. As a result, by the time most people reach adulthood, they?re already wired to overeat.... more...

  • Naturally Healthy First Foods for Babyby Jacqueline Rubin

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 10.95

    Naturally Healthy First Foods for Baby is an informative, innovative and easy-to-use guide that shows you how to prepare wholesome, homemade baby foods. more...

  • Brain Foods for Kidsby Nicola Graimes

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    After writing several award-winning health and nutrition titles that have had great success in the UK, Nicola Graimes makes her debut in the US market with the first book to focus on children and brain power and the foods that truly can improve intelligence and those that can hinder it. With her exciting positive twist on the link between the food... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Breastfeedingby Anne P. Mark

    DK Publishing 2000; US$ 16.95

    If you are an expecting mother, you can use this book to educate yourself about the many aspects of breastfeeding, including what the benefits are, how to do it, and what to do when it's not working. It will give you what you need to make informed decisions and will provide you the foundation for a successful experience. more...

  • Breast-Feedingby Andrew Prentice; Ann Prentice

    Springer 2008; US$ 299.00

    Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health is a new book which draws together areas of research in early lifel programming of adult health, with a unique focus on the post-natal period in terms of early life programming particularly the extent to which differences in infant feeding practices can lay an indelible imprint on metabolism and behaviour,... more...

  • Early Nutrition Programming and Health Outcomes in Later Lifeby Berthold Koletzko; Tamas Decsi; Denes Molnar; Anne de la Hunty

    Springer 2009; US$ 249.00

    Contains the findings presented at the International Conference on "Early Nutrition Programming and Health Outcomes in Later Life: Obesity and Beyond" - a satellite meeting of the 15th European Congress on Obesity, held in Budapest in April 2007. more...