Having a baby soon? Building a Healthy Child should be added to your reading list. JKGF received a copy and could not put it down (*no expecting alerts here, just a really intriguing look into a babies diet). In “Building a Healthy Child,” naturopathic doctor Melina Roberts shares a program that outlines ways parents can build a child’s healthy digestive tract throughout the beginning stages of life by giving them the right nutrition at specific times in their development. In her book, Roberts shares healthy recipes categorized for children starting at birth, 6 months, 8 months, 10 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months and 3+ years.
Books like these are probably the reason I do not like sweets as much as veggies. The doctor told my Mom when I was born not to feed me sugary foods during the first six months because it would “wake up my fat cells”. I have to believe this is the reason I still give all of my Halloween candy away…
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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Washington, DC and North Carolina. All three places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. Johnna is currently airing on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host.