Helping Your Child Lose Weight the Healthy Way: A Family Approach to Weight Control

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Citadel Press, 2001 - 302 pages
First published in 1996, this comprehensive and practical guide for parents of overweight children has helped hundreds of families to learn to eat and exercise correctly. Thoroughly updated, it includes information on the latest nutritional and physiological research.

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Contents

Does Your Child Think Hes Fat?
3
Is Your Child Overweight?
9
Are Mom and Dad Overweight?
16
What When Where and Why Does Your Child Eat?
21
Is Your Child Physically Active?
33
Can Your Child Grow Out of His or Her Weight?
42
How Does the Family Picture Affect Your Child?
51
Children Are Different
61
Climb the Food Pyramid
94
Healthy Choices on Each Level
107
Be Supermarket Savvy
127
CalorieLowering Strategies Especially for Kids
141
How Much How Often?
153
Eating Away From Home
163
Off the Couch
177
Make Excercise Fun
198

Dont Put Your Child on a Diet
63
The Leap Frog Course of Height and Weight
71
Focus on Fitness
76
Focus on Food
77
Food Roles Responsibilities and Rights
79
Theres No Such Thing as Good Foods or Bad Foods
87
Facilitate Change
215
Nurturing Your Childs SelfEsteem
233
Take One Step at a Time
247
References and Supporting Research
285
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