Bright Futures: Nutrition, 3rd Edition focuses on health promotion and disease prevention for infants, children, adolescents, and families. It promotes positive attitudes toward nutrition and offers guidance on choosing healthful foods. Consistent with key Bright Futures principles, family meals are emphasized because they are associated with better diets, build on family strengths, and promote unity, social bonds, and good communication.

Developed by a multidisciplinary team of contributors, Bright Futures: Nutrition, 3rd Ed​ition is for a wide array of health professionals, including registered dietitians, nutritionists, nurse practitioners, physicians, dental hygienists, and health educators, as well as university/college students in health-related fields. It can be used in a number of settings, such as community health clinics, school-based health centers, and community programs (eg, Women, Infants and Children, Head Start) and during home visits. Bright Futures: Nutrition, 3rd Edition can be downloaded by section below or purchased from shopAAP.

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