By Miriam E. Lowenberg, Assistant Professor of Foods and Nutrition and Child Development, Iowa State College, Iowa City. Second edition. Cloth. Price, $2.50. Pp. 299, with 14 illustrations. New York & London: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1939.
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The problem of preparing meals for children is often complicated because of anorexia in the child, particularly in homes where the matter of eating receives undue attention and the refusal to eat is used as a method of gaining ascendency over the parents. Consequently the preparing of food in such a way as to tempt the child's appetite is often worth while. Not only will this book aid a great deal in understanding feeding problems, but it includes many new practical ideas for feeding. The manner in which new foods should be presented to the child is discussed in great detail. Numerous recipes, as well as diets, are included so that any parent can find a selection which will suit the child's particular need. The author, because of contact with many mothers and children, and a widespread experience in matters pertaining to diet, has prepared a volume that may be
Your Child's Food. JAMA. 1940;114(12):1104. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810120076039