The definitive guide on childhood nutrition, packed with practical advice for meeting kids' nutritional requirements in each stage of early life, from the womb to the start of school.
SARAH REMMER is a registered dietitian with a specialty in prenatal and pediatric nutrition, and a passion for teaching parents how to raise children to have a positive relationship with food for life. Sarah shares her easy, family-friendly recipes as well as nutritional and feeding advice on her blog, and has contributed to many publications and television programs as an established expert on child and family nutrition. She lives in Calgary with her three children where she operates her nutrition counseling practice, The Centre for Family Nutrition. CARA ROSENBLOOM is a registered dietitian, journalist, and nutrition educator. She is the founder of the nutrition communications company Words to Eat By, where she offers writing, recipe development and dynamic presentations to a range of clients. She is the co-author of the award-winning cookbook, Nourish, and her writing has been published in The Washington Post, Today's Parent, Chatelaine and more than 100 other notable publications. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two children.
"Parents, if you buy one book about how and what to feed your
child, make it this one."-Kim Shiffman, editor-in-chief, Today's
"Every nutrition question you have, from pregnancy through preschool, answered."-Jill Castle, MS, RDN, creator of The Nourished Child and co-author of Fearless Feeding
"In over 40 years as a pediatrician, I have read many books on feeding babies and children. This one stands out. It comes from the hearts and minds of two experienced dietitians and mothers, who deeply care about empowering parents. With its wide range of information, told with compassion and wit, may this book nourish you and your child."-Peter Nieman, MD, FRCP(C), FAAP, pediatrician and author
"As a pediatrician, I know that parents often feel anxious and confused about how best to feed their babies and toddlers. This wonderful book walks parents though the ABCs of childhood nutrition with lots of practical tips and fun facts. I highly recommend it!"-Aaron Lindzon, MD, pediatrician
"An excellent resource that effectively translates nutrition and feeding research into practical tips, which parents can easily use to feed their children."-Jess Haines, PhD, RD, associate professor & co-director of the Guelph Family Health Study, University of Guelph
"These dietitian-moms have both the expertise and the empathy parents need, and this useful, friendly guide is full of sensible advice that you can put into place right away." Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, blogger at www.realmomnutrition.com and author of The 101 Healthiest Foods for Kids
"Say goodbye to picky eaters and nutritional worries! With the science behind the food your family needs, plus super easy meal ideas, Food to Grow On should be a staple in every parent's home."-Erica Ehm, publisher of www.yummymummyclub.ca