A complete guide to help ward of illness and maximise your child?s immunity through the power of food. The essential companion for every parent who wants to boost their child?s immune system naturally using diet. Following a timeline of development of the immune system from birth to 18 years, the book is packed full of nutritional advice, food listings (organised by food group) and 20 recipes for each age group within each timeframe. Each food listing features immune-boosting properties and nutritional benefits. In addition, Lucy Burney profiles 10 ?star foods? that are especially powerful in building and maintaining a healthy immune system. Twenty common childhood illnesses (including measles, chicken pox, fevers and colds) are given special coverage, with details on how to use diet to prevent and overcome them. For inspiration and guidance on your child?s health and well-being Immunity Foods for Healthy Kids provides a helping hand.