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Title:Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family: How to Eat, How to Raise Good Eaters, How to Cook
Pub. date: 2008
Edition: Second
Includes: Book
Audience: Multiple Audiences, adult, parent
Language: English
Description:This book by Ellyn Satter breaks the spell of negativity and fear that permeates our eating. Ellyn Satter empowers and inspires us to love - and cook - our favorite foods and teaches our children to do the same. Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family helps us past the barriers to getting a meal on the table - and eating it.
Developer: Ellyn Satter
Organization: Ellyn Satter Associates
Phone: 800-808-7976
Length: 292 pages, index, appendices
Use Restrictions: Permission needed to copy.
Reviewers Comments: Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family addresses issues about parents' feelings towards food, meal planning and preparation, and healthy, enjoyable mealtime.

The book consists of thirteen chapters and 17 appendices on related nutrition and healthy eating topics. Each chapter listed has a brief summary of what the topic is about. The chapters are also grouped together by one of three categories: Part I: How to Eat, Part II: How to Raise Good Eaters, and Part III: How to Cook, which also includes some quick recipes.

  • How to Eat addresses the topic of parents establishing healthy eating behaviors within themselves.
  • How to Cook's prologue covers information about how to create healthy family meals. This section also includes a series of recipes, and addresses topics such as reading food labels, choosing healthy grains, and calcium requirements.
Borrow it from the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
SNAP staff/SNAP-Ed providers can borrow materials from NAL through interlibrary loan.
    NAL Call No.: RJ206.S247
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Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Ellyn Satter Associates
    Mail: 4226 Mandan Crescent
Madison, WI 53711
    Phone: 800-808-7976
    Fax: 866-724-1631
    Order URL:
    Cost: 19.95 per book
    Avail. in Qty: Yes

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