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Grow Me Well (hard cover)

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“A great book and teaching resource. Superb!! It’s like the whole first year of a nutritional therapy
degree simplified for kids. So useful personally- and a great teaching tool too. Thanks so much!”
– Robyn Phillips, UK teacher

“This book is incredible and needs to be in the hands of parents everywhere.” – Allison Roe, NZ 

 

Grow Me Well is one of the best nutrition books available. It reveals all you ever wanted to know – and more – about the inner workings of your body. As a result, reader’s will come to understand exactly how their body works and what they need to eat to be healthy and avoid illness.

“Grow Me Well negotiates the simple relationships between eating well and attaining superb health in a fun and easily readable format. As a nutrition educator, it is reassuring to see a sound foundation in nutrition science underpinning this story. New Zealand-authored nutrition books of this genre are rare, I would go so far as to say this is the best book to support New Zealand nutrition education that I have seen. “Wendy Slatter DHSC, M ED (HONS)

Designed to appeal to teenagers, Grow Me Well actually makes the whole idea of nutrition and body science interesting to all age groups. The engaging nature of the cartoon-like pictures, illustrated by South Island artist Richard Gunther, means Grow Me Well can be used as a teaching tool for pre-school students right through to secondary pupils.

We even wrote The Feed Me Right Teacher’s Resource to support educators of all nutritional knowledge levels, to effectively use Grow Me Well in spreading this powerful message of eating well to be well and avoid disease. The Teacher’s Resource is also available for purchase in our online store. It has lesson plans, worksheets, posters and activities to teach students the difference between what your body needs to be healthy and what society says you should eat. Nutritional know-how and body science made easy – to teach and learn!

Grow Me Well was also written with families in mind as it’s a great reference book. It is aimed to support parents, grandparents and caregivers in steering children away from the over abundance of processed snacks towards more wholesome nutritious foods provided by nature complete with compostable packaging like banana skins! Grow Me Well also provides a great opportunity to teach children that not only does making local, seasonal healthy food choices support their growing bodies it also helps to support a heathier planet due to less packaging waste and food miles.

“Grow Me Well is a must have for all Kiwi households with growing children”  – Sue Kedgley

This book also covers the importance of emotional well-being. By and providing easy-to-use techniques to help clam and regulate the nervous system, readers can navigate their way through overwhelming and uncomfortable feelings with more ease. As a result from applying theses tools, young reader’s may become more empowered and confident throughout the day when faced with challenging situations or from feeling over-stimulated due to modern lifestyles.

Well-researched, Grow Me Well is aimed at helping turn the tide on childhood obesity and diabetes by showing the reader how to avoid foods that cause disease. The benefits of making these healthier choices becomes obvious as  the fundamentals to creating a healthy body for life are explained clearly and easily. Therefore, readers will become more adept at navigating their way through the mine-field of marketing of processed foods. Armed with this new level of nutritional know-how, readers will naturally orient themselves more easily towards healthier, more nutritious foods that supports their overall well being.

The unique design of Grow Me Well encourages young readers to make healthy food and lifestyle choices by getting across the message that there is a link between disease and junk food. The saying “Prevention is better than cure” is certainly true and is the focus of this book. For this reason, readers will come away with the grass-roots understanding of how to apply this nutritional information into their daily lives. And take charge of their health not only for today but well into the future.

Following on from the sell-out success of their book Feed Me Right, mother and daughter team Dee and Tamarin Pignéguy now bring you Grow Me Well – Nutritional Know-How & Body Science, which takes you further on your journey towards understanding the link between healthy food and a healthy body and mind.

“Grow Me Well negotiates the simple relationships between eating well and attaining superb health in a fun and easily readable format. As a nutrition educator, it is reassuring to see a sound foundation in nutrition science underpinning this story. New Zealand-authored nutrition books of this genre are rare, I would go so far as to say this is the best book to support New Zealand nutrition education that I have seen. “Wendy Slatter DHSC, M ED (HONS)

 

Grow Me Well is for:

  • Curious young minds.
  • Students of all ages studying anatomy, physiology and nutritional science.
  • Supporting parents to get the healthy food message across to their children.
  • Helping parents and grandparents raise healthy children.
  • For parents who may find the subject of healthy food hard to communicate.
  • Teachers to use as an educational tool for students.
  • Health professionals of all modalities to help educate their clients.

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