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Eating Behaviors of the Young Child: Prenatal and Postnatal Influences for Healthy Eating

William Dietz, MD, PhD and Leann Birch, PhD

Developed by national and international child health and nutrition experts, Eating Behaviors of the Young Child represents the most recent advances in knowledge of the factors that influence early eating patterns.

274 pages
Item #: MA0422
ISBN 13: 978-1-58110-278-9

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"This is a collection of high quality articles reviewing an important area, early childhood eating behavior. It explores a number of crucial themes that affect the development of child eating habits and will be a useful addition to the library of health researchers and public health practitioners."

Alexandra K. Adams, MD, PhD (University of Wisconsin)                                                                                                                     Doody's Review, 2008

Designed for pediatricians and other child health care professionals who treat children, this handy resource provides educational tools for parents and caregivers to help children develop healthier eating behaviors during their early years of life.

Topics include:

  • Breastfeeding vs. bottle
  • Transition to table food
  • Food preferences among young children
  • Cultural influences on Children’s Food Preferences
  • Intervening to prevent obesity and shape
  • healthy diets
  • And much more!


Eating Behaviors of the Young Child: Prenatal and Postnatal Influences for Healthy Eating
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