The Good Parenting Food Guide offers straightforward advice for how to encourage children to develop a healthy, unproblematic approach to eating.
Explores key aspects of children’s eating behavior, including how children learn to like food, the role of food in their life and how habits are formed and can be changed
Discusses common problems with children’s diets, including picky eating, under-eating, overeating, obesity, eating disorders and how to deal with a child who is critical of how they look
Turns current research and data into practical tips
Filled with practical solutions, take home points, drawings, and photos
Jane Ogden is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK, and has researched eating behavior, obesity management, and eating disorders for 25 years. She has published over 140 papers and is the author of five books, including The Psychology of Eating: From Healthy to Disordered Behavior, and Fat Chance: The Myth of Dieting Explained. In addition, she has published several articles for a non-academic audience and is a regular contributor to health discussions on the radio and television and in magazines and newspapers. She has two children, and this book is the culmination of 14 years of trying to put her research into practice.