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Super Baby Food

Super Baby Food

ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING you should know about feeding your baby and toddler from beginning solid foods through age three years. How and when to start your baby on solid foods, with detailed information on the best and safest high chair, spoons, bibs, and other feeding equipment. Which foods to introduce to your baby during each month of his first year, with details on proper food...

Water Pollution & Health (Health and the Environment)

Water Pollution & Health (Health and the Environment)

Water has been one of the most precious commodities of human beings; indeed it is essential to our survival. Humans use water for drinking, for cooking and cleaning, for industrial purposes, to water crops and feed animals, for fishing and transportation, and in religious ceremonies as well. Today, however, 40% of America's rivers and 46% of America s lakes are too polluted for fishing,...

Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)

Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)

The world's population, at nearly 6.5 billion, is growing by about 80 million people each year. As the world population continues to grow, great pressure is being placed on arable land, water, energy, and biological resources to provide an adequate supply of food while maintaining the integrity of our ecosystem. Population Growth & Health explores how the world s ever-faster growing...

Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & You is a timely addition to your library, providing a unique view of individual nutrition as well as how it impacts the individual, the community, and the world. This engaging book provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition and then focuses on how nutrition affects health in so many ways physical growth and development, metabolism and energy level, mood and mental health,...

Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Society takes a broad view of society and presents nutrition in many contexts, including nutrition and cultural society, exploring the nutrition and dietary habits and customs in many cultures of the world; popular culture and nutrition, examining food fads and diets and food advertising and the portrayal on TV and in movies; geography and nutrition, looking at how local produce...

Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

This extremely important book is devoted to exploring the links between poor nutrition and poverty. Combining clear and lively text with high-quality photos, Nutrition & Poverty presents an overview of the basic nutritional requirements for humans to function and goes on to thoroughly explore the many dimensions of the relationships between poverty, health, nutrition, and population....

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

West Meets East: Americans Adopt Chinese Children

Who are the new families that are appearing on city streets, in suburban malls, and at Fourth of July celebrations? The parents, in their 40s and 50s, are obviously Caucasian, and their very young daughters are obviously Chinese. This book is about these new "American & Chinese" families that are being formed through the mechanism of international adoption.

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Siblings in Adoption and Foster Care: Traumatic Separations and Honored Connections

Normally, our relationships with our brothers and sisters are the longest relationships in our lives, outlasting time with our parents, and most marriages today. The sibling relationship is emotionally powerful and critically important, giving us a sense of continuity throughout life. So what happens when a child loses contact not only with his or her parents, but with siblings too? That is...

The Basics of Adoption: A Guide for Building Families in the U.S. and Canada

The Basics of Adoption: A Guide for Building Families in the U.S. and Canada

With about 70,000 domestic and international adoptions each year in the United States and Canada, adoption remains a major means of building families in both countries. Its continued success can be inferred not only from the yearly statistics, but from a report issued in 2003 by the U.S. Census Bureau. To the surprise of many, the report announced the existence of 1.6 million adopted children...

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