Raising and feeding children today means going up against the powerful commercial and cultural forces of the fast food industry, omnipresent junk food advertising, television paralysis, computer games, and an increasing trend toward obesity. In her powerfully motivating and enlightening book Healthy Kids, Marilu Henner offers a fresh, compelling vision of the healthiest ways to feed and nurture growing children. She guides her readers step-by-step through pregnancy, childbirth, and the various stages of children’s lives, arguing that healthy food equals healthy kids, and that the Standard American Diet simply will not get the job done.
Filled with original suggestions on transitioning from bad eating habits to good, Healthy Kids features advice on:
Also included are fun and fabulous recipes, time-saving shopping lists, numerous sidebars, and a special for kids only section. The book is an invaluable resource providing fresh new insights, amazing testimonials and stories, and grounded guidance on the vital role of childrearing.
Marilu Henner is a well-known actress and the author of two New York Times bestselling books, Marilu Henner’s Total Health Makeover and The 30-Day Total Health Makeover, as well as Healthy Life Kitchen (N.Y. Times extended Bestseller List) and I Refuse to Raise a Brat. For more than twenty years she has championed a vigorous, healthy lifestyle and has inspired countless friends and readers along the way. She lives with her two young sons in Los Angeles.