Here are the important points I think are worth remembering.
Here are the 10 changes every family must make:
1. Shape young tastes early.
2. Feed your family the right carbs.
3. Feed your family the right fats.
4. Feed your children grow foods.
5. Feed your family fill-up foods.
6. Begin the day with a brainy breakfast.
7. Raise a grazer.
8. Feed your child's immune system.
9. Raise a lean family. Get active as a family.
10. Teach your children to be wise supermarket shoppers.
Avoid the "Terrible Threes"
1. High-fructose corn syrup (I've been checking labels, and this is in everything. It's going to be tough to completely eliminate this).
2. Hydrogenated oils, or "trans fats"
3. any color additive with a number symbol attached to it (e.g. blue #1, yellow #5, red #40)
Best carbs: fruit, beans, soy foods, veggies, whole grains
Best fats: avocados, eggs, flaxseed oil, hummus, olive oil, seafood, wheat germ
Multiple times the authors said this: Eat Fish.
Best grow foods: eggs, fruits, lean meats, seafood, vegetables, whole grains, beans, cinnamon, low-fat milk, raw nuts, low-fat yogurt, poultry
Top Twelve Superfoods for Kids: salmon, blueberries, spinach, nuts, eggs, tofu, yogurt, avocados, oatmeal, flaxseeds, beans, tomatoes
Super Snack List
-carrot sticks dipped in hummus
-apple slices dipped in peanut butter
-whole-grain cereal with peanut butter
-string cheese and a piece of fruit
-cottage cheese and fruit
-a handful or raw nuts or trail mix
-pita bread spread with hummus
-rice cake with peanut butter and banana
-parmesan cheese melted on a slice of whole grain bread
-blueberries in yogurt
-celery sticks with peanut butter
-cherry tomatoes with cheese cubes
-fruit and yogurt smoothie
-hard boiled egg
-bean dip and veggie sticks
-whole grain, preferably homemade muffins
-cut-up vegetables with salsa and corn chips
At the least this book offered lots of healthy suggestions for my grocery list!