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The 7 Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters : Why French Kids Eat Everything and How Yours Can Too! - Karen Le Billon

The 7 Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters

Why French Kids Eat Everything and How Yours Can Too!

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Published: 27th May 2014
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A simple and surprisingly fun way to change dinner time reactions from 'Yuck' to 'Yum'

Are mealtimes with your kids a source of frustration? Ever wonder how on earth to get them to eat the recommended five servings of fruits and veggies per day (or even per week)?

The 7 Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters is a practical and engaging guide for parents eager to get past their children's food resistance - or to avoid it altogether. The book introduces 7 Secrets of Raising Eager Eaters. Secrets include: Secret 1: Teach your child to eat, just like you teach them to read! Secret 6: 'Teach me to do it myself'. Child participation is every parent's secret weapon.

Karen LeBillon, author of French Kids Eat Everything, coaches readers through the process of taste training, including strategies, games and experiments that will encourage even reluctant eaters to branch out. Over 100 delicious, kid-tested, age-appropriate recipes lead families step-by-step through the process of learning to love new foods, enabling kids to really enjoy the foods we know they should be eating.

Wise and compelling, The 7 Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters is grounded in revolutionary new research on the science of taste. Packed full of observations from real-life families, it provides everything parents need to transform their children - from babies to toddlers to teens -into good eaters for life.

About the Author

Karen Bakker Le Billon is a professor at the University of British Columbia, and was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 in 2011. A Rhodes Scholar with a PhD from Oxford, she has published three scholarly books. For the past decade, she and her family have divided their time between Canada and France.

Any parent eager to get kids to eat vegetables must read this instant classic right now. [The Seven Secrets of Raising Happy Eaters] celebrates the fun and joy of parenting-even of picky eaters. This book makes it a pleasure to teach kids about delicious food, encourage healthier eating habits, and counter the relentless marketing of junk food, without ever turning the dinner table into a battlefield Marion Nestle, Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, and author of Eat, Drink, Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics. Get ready for children who have healthy attitudes toward food and not only eat their veggies but like them, too. I absolutely love the idea of teaching them to eat well through the Taste Training program-a true 'fix' for picky eaters! Lisa Leake, author of 100 Days of Real Food Want your kids to be food lovers? Karen takes away the pressure, stress, and frustration of mealtime with interactive food games and simple recipes that make eating a joy for the whole family! Catherine McCord, author of Weelicious I simply adore this book as it is bursting with simple, down-to-earth, practical ways to "taste train" and educate children to enjoy healthy foods through fun games and activities. The underlying principle is that children can learn to eat well, just like they can learn to ride a bike, which I wholeheartedly agree with. Karen's book is a must-read for parents who battle with "fussy eaters" and dread meal times. So grab your copy now and begin to enjoy the adventure opening up to your children and your whole family, as you discover the joys of healthy eating and have fun creating healthy eating habits for life Sue Atkins, author of Parenting Made Easy - How To Raise Happy Children

ISBN: 9780349404448
ISBN-10: 0349404445
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 27th May 2014
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1