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Nutrition: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • Eating Right; by Elizabeth Vogel; PowerKids Press, 2001
  • I Will Never Not Ever Eat A Tomato; by Lauren Child; Candlewick, 2003

Ages 8 to 12

  • Eat Your Vegetables! Drink Your Milk!; by Alvin Silverstein; Franklin Watts, 2000
  • Food Rules!: The Stuff You Munch, Its Crunch, Its Punch, and Why You Sometimes Lose Your Lunch; by Bill Haduch; Dutton Children's Books, 2001
  • Healthy Eating; by Sylvia Goulding; Rourke Pub., 2005
  • The Healthy Body Cookbook: Over 50 Fun Activities and Delicious Recipes for Kids; Joan D'Amico; Wiley, 1999

Young Adult

  • The Best You Can Be: A Teen's Guide to Fitness and Nutrition; by Christopher Hovius; Philadelphia, Mason Crest Publ, 2005
  • The Diet For Teenagers Only; Carrie Wiatt and Barbara Schroeder; New York, Regan Books, 2005
  • Vegetarianism for Teens; by Jane Duden; LifeMatters, 2001

Books for Adults

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Your Child's Nutrition: Feeding Children of All Ages; by Loraine Stern, ed.; Villard Books, 1999
  • American Dietetic Association Guide to Healthy for Kids; by Jo Ellen Sheild, Wiley, 2002
  • Brown Bag Success: Making Healthy Lunches Your Kids Won't Trade; by Sandra Nissenberg; Wiley, 1998
  • Brown Bag Heaven: A Parent's Guide to Quick, Healthy Lunches for Kids; by Marie McLendon; American Diabetes Assoc., 2005
  • Child Magazine's Guide to Eating: Win the Food Wars; by Ann E. Laforge; Pocket Books, 1997
  • Child of Mine: Feeding With Love and Good Sense; by Ellyn Satter; Bull, 2000
  • The Complete Baby, Toddler & Child Cookbook: A Parents Guide To Healthy, Tempting Foods For Babies, Toddlers and Young Children; by Anabel Karmel; Dorling Kindersley, 1999
  • Coping With a Picky Eater; by William G. Wilkoff; Simon & Schuster, 1998
  • Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: the Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating; by Walter Willett; Free Press, 2005
  • Fat-Proof Your Child; by Joseph C. Piscatella; Workman Publishing Company, 1997
  • Feed Your Child Right From Birth; by Albert Goldberg; M. Evans and Co., 2000
  • Feeding Your Child, the Brazelton Way; by T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow; Da Capo Press, 2004
  • Feeding Your Child for Lifelong Health: Birth Through Age Six; Susan B. Roberts; Bantam Books, 1999
  • First Foods; Miriam Stoppard; Dorling Kindersley, 2002
  • First Meals: Fast, Healthy, and Fun Foods to Tempt Infants and Toddlers from Baby's First Foods to Favorite Family Feasts; by Annabel Karmel; Dorling Kindersley, 1999
  • Growing Up Healthy: A Complete Guide to Childhood Nutrition, Birth Through Adolescence; by Joan Lunden and Myron Winick; Atria, 2005
  • Just Two More Bites! Helping Picky Eaters Say Yes to Food; by Linda Piette; Three Rivers, 2006
  • Mealtime Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler: the Ultimate No-Worry Approach for Each Age and Stage; by Ann Douglas, 2006
  • Raising Healthy Eaters: 100 Tips for Parents; by Henry Legere; Da Capo Life Long, 2004
  • Raising Vegetarian Children: A Guide to Good Health and Family Harmony; by Joanne Stepaniak; Contemporary books, 2003
  • Save Your Child From the Fat Epidemic: 7 Steps Every Parent Can Take to Ensure Healthy, Fit Children for Life; by Gayle Alleman; Prima Publishing, 1999
  • Take the Fight Out of Food: How to Prevent and Solve your child's eating problems; by Donna Fish; Atria Books, 2005
  • The Yale Guide to Children's Nutrition; by William V. Tamborlane, ed.; Yale University Press, 1997

Other Resources

American Dietetic Association
Consumer Nutrition Hotline
216 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
Educational materials, answers to individual questions, referrals to dietitians, recorded information.

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
10301 Baltimore Ave., Rm. 304
Department of Agriculture, NALB
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
301-504-6856 (TTY)
Web site:
Nutrition information, specific publications, USDA FDA information service, FDA USDA labeling center, information specialists.

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-10-13
Last reviewed: 2006-08-28
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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