Childrens Nutrition 2 of 2

Overview:
What and how you eat as a child will have a lasting effect on the rest of your life. In this interview, an expert in children's nutrition talks about a variety of issues involving children's nutrition, including obesity rates and children who may fall behind the growth curve with a condition known as failure-to-thrive.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Infant feeding problems
  • Failure to thrive
  • Associated health problems
  • Medical causes
  • Social/economic influences
  • Treating feeding problems

Guest:
Dr. Maureen Black, psychologist and director of the pediatric nutrition clinic at the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. Dr. Black is also a professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: July 12, 2013

         
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