An invaluable resource, Childhood Nutrition provides accurate facts on current concepts in pediatric nutrition, including theories of nutrition in the pathophysiology of disease and in developing nutritional healthcare plans. Written by an outstanding group of specialists, each chapter is thoroughly researched and referenced.

    Historical Overview and Future Perspectives on Pediatric Nutrition, L. Finberg
    Controversies in Childhood Nutrition, R.E. Kleinman
    Cholesterol Screening and Dietary Intervention for Prevention of Adult Onset Cardiovascular Disease, O. Tarim, T.B. Newman, and F. Lifshitz
    A Clinician's Approach to Initiating Breastfeeding, S.K. Schulman and A. Rosner
    Optimal Nutrition in Low Birth Weight Infants, R. Bainbridge and R. Tsang
    Infant Nutrition: The First Two Years, A.R. Hervada and M. Hervada-Page
    Iron Deficiency, L.J. Filer, Jr.
    Food Allergy and Atopic Disease, R.K. Chandra
    Nutrition Therapy of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, K. Michals-Matalon and R. Matalon
    The Pathophysiology of Childhood Obesity, R. Rising
    Nutrition for Special Needs-In Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease, E. Lebenthal
    Diarrhea and Malnutrition, A. Maggioni and F. Lifshitz
    Nutritional Complications of HIV Infection, D.P. Kotler
    Nutrition and Growth, F. Lifshitz and M.M. Smith
    Trace Elements in Parenteral Nutrition, A.A. Moukarzel and M.E. Ament
    Home Parenteral Nutrition, A.A. Moukarzel and M.E. Ament
    Prenatal and Genetic Magnesium Deficiency in Cardiomyopathy: Possible Vitamin and Trace Mineral Interactions, M. Seelig
    Nonnutritive Dietary Supplements in Pediatrics, M.B. Zimmermann and N. Kretchmer
    The Ecology of Poverty, Undernutrition, and Learning Failure, R.J. Karp
    Nutrition Education in Medical Schools and Residency Training, M. Winick


    Fima Lifshitz (Author)

    "I found this book to contain interesting, credible scientific information…a good reference for dietetics professionals, nutrition students, physicians, and others interested in pediatric nutrition."
    -Mary Sue Bradley, J. Am. Diet. Assoc., 96(4), April 1996