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Kids Thrive at Every Size

On sale

29th August 2024

Price: £18.99

Selected:  Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781523521838

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For every parent who’s worried about their child’s weight or size, Kids Thrive at Every Size offers an approach to health that focuses on the whole child-not just the growth chart.

All children deserve a future free of health concerns and one full of self-esteem and wellbeing, no matter their size. Yet, given the rise in childhood obesity, there’s enormous pressure on parents to raise fit, thin kids – even if their kids aren’t designed to be that way. So, what does a healthy, fit child look like, and how can parents actually raise one, especially in a world of abundant food, busy lives, toxic diet culture, and societal pressures? Pediatric nutritionist Jill Castle offers parents a roadmap for navigating the ins and outs of raising children who are larger, smaller, or in-between. Drawn from science and experts in medicine, psychology, exercise, sleep, media, and nutrition, this book helps families establish healthy habits with a heightened awareness of the social issues, health concerns, and psychological impact of growing up in today’s culture, especially when larger or smaller. Kids Thrive at Every Size is a holistic, whole child approach to health-focusing on physical and emotional wellness-and empowers parents to create a positive culture of health and self-esteem in their kids, no matter their size.

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