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Complimentary ebook of the 7th Edition of AAP Pediatric Nutrition Handbook made possible through support from NNI

Posted:  Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The updated Pediatric Nutrition handbook from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is now available to download from the AAP website.
AAP members can receive a complimentary copy of this eBook following support from the Nestlé Nutrition Institute.

This 7th edition includes:

Current policies and practice recommendations from the AAP Committee on Nutrition

Several new chapters and appendices have been added, including chapters on school and daycare nutrition; gene and nutrient interaction; and metabolic programming.

Recent advances and developments on topics that arise frequently in pediatric practice: breastfeeding, fast foods, vegetarian diets, persistent newborn diarrhea, preterm infant nutrition needs, chronic obesity, vitamin supplementation, and more

• Appendices of more than 50 tables including dietary allowances, energy requirements, composition of human milk and infant formulas, MyPlate and more

More than 20 growth charts for very low and low birth weights; full-term infants, children, and adolescents; down syndrome and more

Updated listings of resources for you and your patients, including printed materials, government agencies and Web sites

From AAP:

Developed by the AAP Committee on Nutrition, this edition was edited by Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, FAAP, with associate editor Frank R. Greer, MD, FAAP. Significantly revised and updated by more than 100 authors, the seventh edition provides the latest evidence-based guidelines on the full spectrum of childhood nutrition issues.

Access information for the Pediatric Nutrition, 7th eBook

Getting Started/Activation Instructions

Access directly at our new, responsive site, by going to from any device with a current browser and Internet connection.

You will also be able to use your AAP login to download to Apple and Android tablets and smartphones via the AAP eBooks app.

If prompted, use the Individual/Member hyperlink and enter your AAP login.

For any questions about accessing the Pediatric Nutrition eBook, email the AAP at or call toll-free at 866-843-2271.

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