Best-selling author and childhood nutrition expert Dr. Tanya Altmann dishes to The Modern Dads Podcast about the importance of introducing healthy foods early on, and discuss the latest research on food allergies, GMOs, organic food and more.
Altman, a UCLA-trained pediatrician practicing in southern California, also discusses her new book, What to Feed Your Baby: A Pediatrician’s Guide to the 11 Essential Foods to Guarantee Veggie-Loving, No-Fuss, Healthy Eating Kids.
Here’s what the book blurb has to say about What to Feed Your Baby: “As a pediatrician, spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, and mother of three boys, Dr. Tanya Altmann knows that good nutrition is essential for healthy kids. In What to Feed Your Baby, Dr. Tanya provides the latest nutritional recommendations and best practices for feeding babies and young children. The simple, fool-proof program focuses on serving eleven foundation foods: eggs, prunes, avocado, fish, yogurt/cheese/milk, nuts, chicken/beans, fruit, green veggies, whole grains, and water. What to Feed Your Baby helps parents set their children up for a lifetime of healthy choices—and say goodbye to picky eating forever!”
Altmann is the associate medical editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ best-selling parenting book Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5. She also wrote Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents’ Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers.
Also joining us on this podcast, The Parents’ Phrase Book author and City Dads Group columnist Whit Honea. He talks through his worries about coaching his son’s basketball team. Game on!