From Kid to Superkid
Set Your Family on the Path to a Junk-food Free, Healthy Future
By (author) Paul Sacher
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From Kid to Superkid by Paul Sacher
Book DescriptionObesity is soaring and is a worldwide epidemic: around 2.4 million children in the UK are affected by overweight. Parents are finding it harder to raise their children healthily due to the multitude of confusing nutritional messages in the media and an abundance of foods high in fat, sugar and salt targeted at children. In this comprehensive guide one of Great Ormond Street's specialist paediatric dietitians, Paul Sacher, not only provides parents with practical and accessible advice on nutrition and healthy eating, but also informs parents on changing their children's long-term behaviours to promote increased activity and a healthier lifestyle. From Kid to Superkid uses a unique three-pronged approach incorporating: - nutrition and diet: use of the glycaemic index to help decrease snacking and prevent weight gain - physical activity: the importance of play and goal setting - behaviour modification: using rewards and goals to improve self-esteem and confidence. With recipes, shopping lists, tips, exercises, case studies and resources, plus a comprehensive programme for life, this is the essential guide for all parents wishing to develop a healthy lifestyle for their child.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091902520
(216mm x 134mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Sacher
Contented Child's Food Bible, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Paul Sacher
Offers practical advice for parents struggling with the many difficulties of feeding; ranging from the benefits of breast feeding to overcoming snacking and getting your child to eat fruit and vegetables every day.
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Author Biography - Paul Sacher
Paul Sacher BSC (Med) Hons SRD is a highly qualified and experienced Specialist Paediatric Dietitian at the Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He is a childhood obesity researcher and is currently researching the MEND (mind, exercise nutrition and diet) programme, a childhood obesity treatment, designed to improve health and fitness for the whole family. Paul is regularly invited to speak both nationally and internationally at scientific conferences and apart from two previous books on childhood nutrition, has also published his research in scientific journals. Paul has studied and worked on three different continents, where he has developed his unique, integrated clinical style.
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