Index A AAP. See American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Activity Pyramid, 56, 57 Adolescents, 225–247 bullying of, 241–243 diet pills, surgery, and, 238 eating away from home, 233–234 eating disorders in, 237 hunger pangs in, 235 low self-esteem in, 243–245 lure of fad diets for, 234–235 making food choices in social situation, 245–246 parent’s role in feeding and nutrition of, 226–229 parents wielding influence on, 239 pediatrician’s role in feeding and nutrition of, 230–231, 278–279 physical activity by, 236–237 proper diet for, 232–235 setting goals to achieve a healthier lifestyle, 239–241 skipping meals, 232–233 snacking by, 233 weight-loss surgery for, 238, 259 Agents for change, parents as, 73–74 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), 17, 188 on breastfeeding, 123, 125 on family meals, 94 on free play, 53 on fruit juice, 22, 182 HealthyChildren.org, 144 on healthy eating habits, 19 on introducing first foods, 142 media use guidelines for young children, 172, 173 on physical activity, 47, 53, 55 on safe sleep for infants, 148 on screen time, 148, 173, 191, 215 Anorexia nervosa, 237 Anxiety, 6 Asthma, 5 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, 6 B Back pain, 5 Backsliding, 265–266 Balance, nutritional, 31 Bedtime routines, 64, 170 Birth weight, 133 Blame, 9 BMI. See Body mass index (BMI) Body mass index (BMI), 10, 184–187, 201, 208, 264, 276 Boys & Girls Club, 58 Breastfeeding, 123–126 Bulimia nervosa, 237 Bullying, 6, 7, 109–110, 116, 207 of adolescents, 241–243 C Challenges with nutrition and weight loss, 71–72, 101 adults unwilling to give up sugary drinks, 254–255 bedtime snacking, 256 child care and school issues, 111–112, 257 cost of fruits and vegetables, 251–253 distaste for vegetables, 253 fad diets, 256–257 fast food, 255–256 with grandparents, 255 maintaining healthy lifestyle changes for school-aged children, 215–217 managing setbacks and detours, 102–104, 265–266 paid vs free physical activities, 258 safety concerns, 259 sneaking food, 105–106, 215–216 and taking action to conquer obstacles, 104 teasing and bullying, 109–110 vacations, holidays, and other family gatherings, 114–115 weight loss goals, 260 weight-loss surgery considerations, 259 when time becomes an issue, 112–113, 258 worries about child feeling deprived, 254 worries about child’s hunger, 107–108 AAHW BOOK.indb 281 1/31/18 2:57 PM
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