In a world of fast food, supersized sodas, andtelevised temptations, this guide shows how tobuck the obesity trend currently in the nationalspotlight—and have fun doing it. Using a familyapproach, the book describes eight strategies for managing weight; learning to make good, appeal-ing food choices; staying active; and buildingbetter long-term habits for a healthy life. Also in-cluded are 44 easy recipes to get readers started.
“Shield and Mullen have crafted a comprehensiveguide for parents . . . and put their families on ahealthier path. The guide is very useful and aboveall provides a solid basis for communicating withyour children about changing their eating habits.”
“This book is an excellent resource for thoughtful parents who want more than a sound bite on howto eat healthier and be more active as a family.The authors empower even the busiest of families.” —Katie Brown, EdD, RD, LD, national educationdirector, American Dietetic Association Foundation
Jodie Shield, MEd, RD,
is a recipe developer andfreelance writer. She has written more than 300newspaper, magazine, and internet articles onnutrition.
Mary Catherine Mullen, MS, RD,
providescounseling to professional sports teams—currentlythe Chicago White Sox—and counsels overweightand diabetic children and their parents at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center. They arepartners in JM & Associates, Inc., a food andnutrition communications consulting company andthe coauthors of
The American Dietetic AssociationHealthy Eating for Kids
. They both live in Chicago.
Healthy Eating,Healthy Weightfor Kids and Teens
Jodie Shield, MEd, RD,and Mary Catherine Mullen, MS, RD
Childrens: Parenting & Family Care/Nutrition288 Pages, 6 x 9, 3 B & W Illustrations, 5 Charts,35 Tables, 1 GraphTrade Paper, $21.95 (CAN $25.95)ISBN: 9780983725503Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsAvailableT12. 1-19814 North Franklin Street Chicago, Illinois 60610 USA 312 337 0747 www.smallpressunited.com
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•One in five American children is overweight.•The eight states with childhood obesityrates greater than 20% are (in descendingorder): Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky,Louisiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Arkansas,and Texas.•The authors' previous book sold more than10,000 copies.