Boost Your Child's Immune System
By (author) Lucy Burney
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Boost Your Child's Immune System by Lucy Burney
Book DescriptionHealthy children need healthy immune systems, to fight off bugs and infections they can pick up at school. The most effective way to strengthen your child's immune system is through a healthy diet. With suggestions to suit children from 0-18, top nutritionist Lucy Burney shows you how. Discover: The importance of good nutrition; The immune-boosting diet for all children, from babies to teenagers; The pros and cons of vaccinations for kids; The latest research on food allergies - and how to avoid them; How to fight infections naturally, and avoid antibiotics; Tips on food storage and preparation, to avoid bugs and preserve nutrients; Easy-to-follow menu plans and over 160 easy-to-make recipes that all your family will love
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780749924423
(198mm x 135mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Piatkus Books
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lucy Burney
Boost Your Child's Immune System, Paperback (February 2007)
Filled with accessible charts and easy-to-reference information, this down-to-earth, commonsense guide is a must for every parent who wants their children to be full of energy and bursting with good health.
Optimum Nutrition for Babies and Young Children, Paperback (September 2005)» View all books by Lucy Burney
Healthy children need healthy food. If you want to give your child the best possible start in life, good nourishment is vital.
UK Kirkus Review » With the increasing controversies about immunisation, the use of antibiotics and the rise of the allergic generation, what every parent wants is a no-nonsense, understandable guide to these mazes. There are ethical dilemmas, there is misinformation, there is intense media debate and conflicting advice out there. Lucy Burney, parent, nutrition consultant and children's health specialist, helps parents navigate the maze. The premise of this book is a good one: it aims to give parents the knowledge they need to help give their children healthy immune systems. First there is some background science, clearly and comprehensibly presented, on the basics of immunology. Chapter two presents information on allergies and their diagnosis, and includes a section on how to cope when food exclusions are necessary. Burney then goes on to discuss, in sensible, impartial language, the pros and cons of antibiotic use. The burning issue of the decade - immunisation - is then tackled. As Burney says, 'Whether or not to vaccinate your child is one of the most emotive decisions that a parent has to make.' She does not issue edicts one way or the other, but presents the opposing arguments rationally. The bulk of this book deals with the impact of diet on immunity and general health. After a fascinating introduction to food types, safety and superfoods, Burney presents a wealth of recipes for different age groups: from babies' first foods to diets suitable for teenagers. Such delicious recipes as Garlic and Courgette Pasta and Blackberry Pies are offered for your child's delectation. Lucy Burney talks to parents in a straightforward style, treating us as intelligent human beings, providing the evidence we need to make our own decisions about our children's well-being, and giving us some great recipes to encourage the start of lifelong healthy eating. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Lucy Burney
Lucy Burney is a qualified Nutrition Consultant who trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, where she continues to practise as a third year tutor. She works at the Sayer clinic in Marble Arch and at the world-famous Hale Clinic as well as running her own busy practice,
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