The Smarter Choice for Healthier KidsBook - 2006
EAT SMARTER is an easy to read guide for parents to help them develop a new perspective about changing children's and young adults? healthy eating habits: from eating less to eating smarter. The companion illustrated booklet EAT SMARTER-JAMES? STORY will help kids understand the need to take the first step toward a healthier life. Physically fit children are likely to be healthier, physically and emotionally, and are more inclined to carry their healthy lifestyle into adulthood. EAT SMARTER is the perfect guide to help you start a new and healthier lifestyle for your kids. Is your kid overweight? Are you ready to take the necessary steps to make a difference in your child's life? How can you explain the dangers of obesity to a child? How can you help them cope with their bodies? Although Eat Smarter is based on James, an overweight teenager, this book is not precisely about dieting, but rather about understanding the effects food choices have on one's health. It is about improving your lifestyle by building strong foundations in regards to eating habits. When children and adults are surrounded by deceiving commercials and advertisements portraying fast-food as fun and tasty, they tend to ignore the consequences of not eating smarter. These consequences oscillate from obesity and low self-esteem to heart problems and ultimately, death. Eat Smarter helps the reader make the transition from unhealthy eating to a smart way of taking care of their body. The illustrative colored story portraying James? story captures the kids? attention at the same time that they learn of the difficulties of being overweight.
Publisher: El Monte, CA : ZHealth Books, c2006
Branch Call Number: J 618.92 FIG
Characteristics: xix, 120 p. +,1 booklet (47 p. : col. ill.)