For more information:
See Part One of this article, Food That Prevents and Heals Childhood Illnesses.
Reduce your child’s risk from all sources of pollution, including foods: consult the resource appendix in Poisoned for Profit: How Toxins Are Making Our Children Chronically Ill
True Food offers 8 simple, wise steps (in a visually appealing layout) for cooking, eating and cleaning in ways that are healthy for your family and the planet. Washington, DC: National Geographic, by Annie E. Bond, Melissa Breyer, and Wendy Gordon, 2010.
Anticancer: A New Way of Life, Viking Press, by David Servan-Schrieber, September 2008.
Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging, Ted Schettler et al, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Science and Environmental Health Network, Boston, 2009. The same nutritional advice that applies as we age applies to children.
Nuval.com rates food, applying an algorithm developed at the Yale Prevention Research Center, looking at over 30 factors to determine the score, including the calorie density and Omega 3 content. Foods that score 100 are broccoli, blueberries, okra, orange, and green beans.
Feingold.org provides information on ingredients in manufactured foods, including a guide Healthier Food for Busy People.