Optimum Nutrition for Your Child’s Mind Book Giveaway

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I’d like to share a special book with you today, the sort of book I like to keep on my shelf and reference time and again.  Optimum Nutrition for Your Child’s Mind: Maximize Your Child’s Potential will give you an arsenal of healthy information on what vitamins and minerals your child needs to improve the mind.  The book is in-depth, fascinating, and helpful.  No leaving you on a limb here on what foods will work!  Authors Patrick Holford and Deborah Colson include graphs, charts, and lists of power foods along with their nutritional value so you know which direction to go.

For kids suffering from ADD, ADHD, and other such struggles, Optimum Nutrition for Your Child’s Mind can give parents a healthy, drug-free way out.  Learn what foods are harmful to your child’s mind and may be intensifying the symptoms your child experiences.  Information on dyslexia, hyperactivity, autism, sleep disorders and more are discussed and help is offered that any parent can easily implement.  

If your child already has a pretty healthy diet, I still absolutely recommend this book.  My son has had a full, healthy diet made up of whole foods from the very beginning.  I’ve researched aplenty as evidenced by my compulsive need to share it with all of you!  I still found myself taking notes on almost every page of this book.  Holford and Colson also put a large focus on improving your child’s potential, even raising the IQ through diet.  Backed by scientific studies and a plethora of trustworthy data, they’ll quickly have you convinced that without a doubt you are what you eat.

While this book focuses on fish a little more than I feel comfortable doing given the unfortunate mercury situation, I don’t discredit fish as a very powerful brain food.  Regardless of where you stand on the fish issue though, you’ll find an abundance of healthy foods and advice on how to get your child’s brain revved and ready.  For every suggestion of fish, Holford and Colson also offer numerous alternatives on where to find the powerful vitamins, minerals, fats and more that every growing mind needs to flourish.  Easy-to-read charts may just have you copying them and taping them to the fridge for constant reference!

I am very happy to tell you I have a copy of Optimum Nutrition for Your Child’s Mind to give away.  If you don’t win, don’t fret – this book is only $14.95 and can be purchased on Amazon for $11.21.  I’d highly recommend you snag a copy and start building that budding mind up.  As the world changes and shifts, our children will need all the more brain power to think on their own and live life to its fullest!


1.) Just tell me why you’d like to win this book. Do you want to help your child with as issue, raise their IQ, just get them healthier?  Tell me your thoughts! (You may enter once a day – following entries don’t require you to answer the question.) Remember, leave an interesting comment.  If I cannot contact the winner, you might be chosen instead based on your comment.

2.) Email subscribers get an extra entry for as long as their subscription is active.

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3.) Blog about this giveaway on your blog with a link back to this post.  Come back and leave me a Comment with a link to your blog post. (If your comment doesn’t show up right away, don’t worry – I may have to approve it first.  My blog might think it’s spam but gosh darn, I certainly don’t!)

4.) I’m feeling Twittery.  If you Twitter a link to this giveaway, come back and comment here to let me know your Twitter name for another entry!

Feel free to do all four to gather multiple entries to win! You have until midnight EST on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, to enter.

137 thoughts on “Optimum Nutrition for Your Child’s Mind Book Giveaway

  1. I’m a satisfied and happy subscriber who would love to win this to help along the path of having more healthy and beneficial food around for my grandson. I love that little stinker like you would not believe :-)

  2. I would like to read about raising the IQ by nutrition. My son has ADHD and I would also like to read about theories behind that.

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  3. I am very interested in how food affects my daughters mind. She is ADHD and I can see a difference in her behavior when she eats less processed food.

  4. I know food has a huge impact on our bodys, in more ways then I think doctors understand. I would love to read up and find more tips and tricks on what is best. I know my daughter is very bright, but I would love to give her the best foot up possible. Thanks

  5. It’s magical keeping our sweet’ums healthy! That’s why I love this book! : )))

    Thanks so much for this fabulous give~away! : )))


  6. We have grandchildren that we feel might benefit from this book. Thanks for having the wonderful giveaway.

  7. I would oe to win the book to learn what foods are good in the deveopment of my child’s learning.

  8. I would like to have this book so once my little one is born she will have what she needs grow healthy strng and smart.

  9. My son isn’t ADHD but he’s close. I really think diet would make a big difference and would love to check this book out. My daughter seems to have a very low immunity. West nile, she’s had it. Mono, she’s had it. I try to get them to eat healthy but would love to see the power foods in this book.

  10. This books sounds wonderful..I know it mentioned ADD and Autism but does it also mention OCD? Because that is a big struggle in my household.

  11. I would just like to get my daughter started on the right track. She’s 20 months right now, and I’d love to get her on better foods before it’s too late!! Thank you!

  12. I would love to win this book because I am the mother of six kids and I want my kids to be the best they can be; especially my little boy who was just diagnosed with PDD.

  13. I am eager to learn more about better nutrition for the kids! Knowing there are ways thourgh diet to increase their learning & performance in school ~really peaks my interest!

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