Every parent wants to feed their children a healthy diet. However, knowing what is healthy for children to eat, and then getting them to eat it, is not always so simple. Use these resources to learn more about nutrition.
We recommend the following websites:
- St. Louis Children's Hospital Nutrition page
- St. Louis Children's Hospital - How Much Juice Is Too Much?
- St. Louis Children's Hospital - Are Snack Bars Too Good to Be True?
- Choose My Plate
The Center for Families Resource Library has several books on nutrition available for checkout. Below are some of the most popular titles.
- Food fights: winning the nutritional challenges of parenthood armed with insight, humor, and a bottle of ketchup / Laura A. Jana and Jennifer Shu, 2012
- Nutrition: what every parent needs to know / American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012
- The weight of the nation: surprising facts about diets, food, and fat / John Hoffman, et.al., 2012
- What to do when your child is heavy / Gloria G. Mayer, 2012
- Daniel tries a new food / Becky Friedman, 2015
- Eat lots of colors! / Helen Marstiller, 2013
- Healthy snacks on my plate / Mari C. Shuh, 2013
- Pete the Cat: three bite rule / Anne Lamb, 2018