Awesome Foods for Active Kids

How can you get children to eat food that tastes good, does them good, and helps them perform better? This practical guide contains all the information and suggestions you need to feed growing kids, from kindergarten through high school. Here's how your kids can enjoy fabulous foods and great health. Beginning with the basics of children's nutrition, Awesome Foods for Active Kids explains how to easily incorporate optimal nutrients into your child's diet. Tables and charts show how much of each nutrient your child needs - and where they can get it from. Special chapters address the needs of athletes, fussy eaters, overweight children, and eating at school. By building their bodies with nutrients now, your children can grow into healthy, active adults. Anita Bean, a mother and noted nutritionist, provides information and strategies for dealing with the variety of practical issues that parents today face, including: How do I feed my vegetarian? How much fat should my child have? How can I keep my athlete hydrated? What should they eat before and after exercise? ... and much more Awesome Foods is essential reading for all parents who want to raise healthy, active children.