The Healthy Body Cookbook: Over 50 Fun Activities and Delicious Recipes for Kids

The Healthy Body Cookbook: Over 50 Fun Activities and Delicious Recipes for Kids


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Learning about health and science has never been so fun —anddelicious!

What does a heartbeat sound like? How strong is my hair? Why do myeyes blink? What's in a sports drink? With more than 50 safe andeasy recipes and activities to try, you'll discover the nutritiousanswers to these and tons of other scrumptious mysteries. And bestof all, you get to eat the results when you're finished! You'llmake carbohydrate-packed Blueberry Power-Snack Turnovers,protein-boosting Crunchy Chicken Fingers, calcium-rich Creamy,Dreamy Yogurt Orange-Banana Frozen Pops, and much more.

The Healthy Body Cookbook is a delightfully clever smorgasbord ofhands-on lessons about the crucial role that diet and exercise playin the development of heart, blood, bones, muscles, skin, teeth,and the nervous and digestive systems. All activities arekid-tested and require only common ingredients and kitchenutensils. There's also a helpful list of safety rules, anexplanation of tools and skills, and nutritional values for eachrecipe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471188889
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/07/1998
Pages: 196
Sales rank: 1,091,666
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

JOAN D'AMICO is a cooking instructor at Kings Cooking studio in New Jersey and an educational consultant to various elementary and middle schools. KAREN EICH DRUMMOND is a registered dietitian and the author of several cookbooks, including Cook's Healthy Handbook (Wiley). Ms. D'Amico and Ms. Drummond are coauthors of Wiley's popular The Science Chef, The Science Chef Travels Around the World, and The Math Chef.

Table of Contents


Have a Healthy Heart!

The Traveling Blood Show.

Muscular Motions.

Long, Strong Bones!

"Look, Mom, No Cavities!" Simply Radiant Skin, Hair, andNails.

No-Stress Nerves.

Moving Through the Digestive System.


Enter the Food Guide Pyramid.

No More Couch Potato!

Maintaining a Healthy Weight.

Disease Fighters: Five a Day for Better Health.




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