The Clinician’s Guide to Pediatric Nutrition
This new reference provides primary care clinicians with essential nutrition information, guidance, tools, and resources needed to offer patients optimal nutrition care in the primary care setting. Available for purchase at https://shop.aap.org/the-clinicians-guide-to-pediatric-nutrition-paperback/
Part 4 Introduction
"Part 4 Introduction", The Clinician’s Guide to Pediatric Nutrition, Natalie D. Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FACSM, FAAP, Mary Tanaka, MD, MS, FAAP
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Part 4, Nutrition Prescription, details nutrition prescription and guidance for special populations, including advice tailored to age and stage of development and to many of the most common conditions and chronic diseases. Chapter 16, Nutrition in Infancy, outlines how to advise families to optimize nutrition for preterm and full-term infants. Chapter 17, Nutrition in Childhood and Adolescence, provides tailored nutrition information for early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence, including how to coach parents through the expected picky eating of toddlerhood, the more stable nutritional preferences in the school-age years, and the emerging independence and nutritional inadequacies associated with adolescence. Chapter 18, Sports and Athletic Performance, provides an overview of key sports nutrition principles and how to counsel patients to eat to optimize athletic performance while ensuring good health. Chapter 19, Mental Health, Behavioral, and Developmental Conditions, details nutrition principles for several common behavioral and developmental conditions, including depression and anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, eating disorders, and special health care needs, and Chapter 20, Obesity and Related Health Conditions, details the nutritional management for children with obesity and related health conditions, such as hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and fatty liver. Chapter 21, Nutrition for Common Gastrointestinal, Autoimmune, and Inflammatory Conditions, provides an overview and nutrition strategies used in the treatment of some of the most common pediatric gastrointestinal and immune conditions, including constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, celiac disease, food allergies and intolerances, and type 1 diabetes.