Did you know that the number of overweight children in the U.S. has tripled in the last two decades? Obesity puts our kids at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes, early heart disease, and low self-esteem. But how can parents combat fast food and couch potato lifestyles?
This award-winning, bestselling series has the answers. With smart strategies and straight talk, parents learn effective ways to develop healthy eating and exercise for children so they can get a better start in life.
Volume 1: Feeding Your Baby (Birth to 1) – Parents learn about age-appropriate food choices for babies and the importance of positive, nurturing eating experiences. Viewing time: 19 minutes. Topics include:
- Breastfeeding and formula feeding
- Reading hunger and fullness cues
- How and when to introduce solid foods
- Choking and allergies
- Self-feeding and family meals
Volume 2: Young Children Eating Right (Ages 1 to 6) – Make nutritious eating and healthy lifestyle a fun family habit. Features tasty snack and meal ideas, along with how to deal with choosy eaters. Viewing time: 15 minutes. Topics include:
- USDA’s MyPyramid
- Making mealtime a positive experience
- Quick and healthy home made and fast food ideas
- Ways to promote exercise and limit TV
- Food safety and choking hazards
Each volume in the series can be ordered separately for $99.95, or the series of two volumes for $$179.90. The series comes in two versions: English or Spanish. Please see the Product Options box above when ordering. The English version is closed-captioned. Suitable for ages 13 to adult. 2010.