Weight Matters for Children

Weight Matters for Children

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Weight Matters For Children is a unique compilation of current United Kingdom nutritional advice which is fully evidence-based for professional reference whilst taking a family-centred approach to eating and exercise. It offers practical solutions that families can use to modify their lifestyles and addresses the many reasons behind the current obesity epidemic. It also examines general nutrition issues, along with common illnesses and conditions. Behavioural approaches in relation to food and other childhood issues such as low mood, tantrums and general motivation are also considered. This book is vital reading for all parents and teachers. It will also be of great benefit to paediatricians, health visitors, general practitioners, primary care nurses, dieticians nutritionalists and catering professionals involved in the preparation of food for children.... heating, entertainment and fewer manual jobs than in years gone by), children need to find ways to actively boost exercise in order to avoid health problems. ... fears but also to inconveniences such as regulations about children needing to be accompanied when attending clubs. They walk less, which reflects the increase in car travel, plus they can get in touch with friends by using mobile phones andanbsp;...

Title:Weight Matters for Children
Author:Rachel Pryke
Publisher:Radcliffe Publishing - 2006


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