Healthy Choices, Healthy Children, A guide to raising fit, happy kids,

Here’s the cover to the new book that is coming out in October.  By the way, you can pre-order it at Amazon right now!

HealthyChoices book cover

Healthy Choices, Healthy Children:

a guide to raising fit, happy kids

by Lori S. Brizee with Sue Schumann Warner

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part One Back to Basics

1 The “Hows” of Eating 9

2 The “Whats” of Eating 17

3 Kids Are Made to Be Active 29

Part Two Putting Things in Perspective

4 Teaching Kids about Healthy Eating 39

5 Kids’ Foods, or Just a Way to Market Junk? 45

6 Help for Picky Eaters 51

7 What Should the Adults Be Eating and Doing? 59

Part Three Universal Issues

8 My Child’s Weight Is Out of Control: What Should I Do? 65

9 What Does Getting Enough Sleep Have to Do with My Child’s Weight? 75

10 A Word to the Wise about Eating Disorders 83

11 How Environment and Genetics Have Created an Obese Society 91

12 What About Calories? 99

Part Four Putting It into Practice

13 Recipes, Meals, and Snacks 107

         Breakfast: Quick and easy 108

Lunch: Simple and nutritious 112

Dinner: Healthy and convenient 115

Vegetables and Salads 132

Fabulous Fruits 138

Whole Grains 140

Super Snacks 142

Dessert 144

Salad Dressings and Dips 147

Basic Sauces, Marinades, and Rubs 150


1 Raise Your Nutritional IQ

A Detailed Look at the Five Food Groups 157

2 Carbohydrates, Protein, and Fat:

A Detailed Look at the Major Components of Foods 161

3 Nutrition and Lifestyle References for Families 168

4 References 179