Children need good nutrition to grow up healthy and strong. From the most trusted experts in child health and wellness, this guide presents parents and caregivers with an accessible and practical overview of one of the most important topics in children’s health. It offers strategies to meet kids’ dietary needs from birth through adolescence. Also included are expert discussions of standards of weight and height, eating disorders, alternative diets and supplements, allergies, cholesterol-lowering medications, and concerns regarding food safety. This revised edition also features growth charts, the current food pyramid, and many new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.