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Obesity Prevention for Children by Dr. Alvin Eden

Obesity Prevention for Children by Dr. Alvin Eden


“This important work will be of help to all parents in keeping their offspring healthy for life.”
J.A. Stockman III, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Past President, American Board of Pediatrics

“A fun, easy to read common-sense guide for parents and grandparents…”
Gerald M. Loughlin, M.D., M.S., Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Pediatrician-in-Chief, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Obesity Prevention for Children is the newest resource for parents and caregivers to put their children on the path to a happy and a healthy life, protected against childhood and adult obesity.

Written by Dr. Alvin N. Eden, a well-known pediatrician and authority on childhood nutrition and obesity together with expertly crafted recipes and meal plans provided by dietician Sari Greaves, Obesity Prevention for Children is a practical and authoritative resource for parents and caregivers.

A child’s early years are critical. Both in terms of forming lifelong healthy habits and proactive mindsets, the decisions that parents make for their children today will continue to shape them for the rest of their lives. By focusing on these early years, Obesity Prevention for Children puts the knowledge in your hands—the power to positively affect your children’s health and well-being for years to come.


Alvin N. Eden, M.D., F.A.A.P., is a clinical professor of Pediatrics at Weill-Cornell College of Cornell University, New York, NY, and chairman emeritus at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. A practicing pediatrician for over 40 years, Dr. Eden has contributed numerous articles to the medical literature and is the author of seven child care books, including Growing Up Thin, Handbook for New Parents, and Positive Parenting.

Sari Greaves, RDN, is an expert nutrition consultant and former national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She is a leading nutrition expert in women’s health, weight management, wellness and disease prevention, as well as co-author of The Cardiac Recovery Cookbook.

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Written by Dr. Alvin Eden; Contribution by Sari Greaves, RDN
978-1-57826-647-0, $15.95 paperback
978-1-57826-650-0, $12.99 eBook

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