The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook: A Guide To Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (Topics In Down Syndrome)

Author: Joan E. Guthrie Medlen, Timothy P. Shriver,
Publisher: Woodbine House
Keywords: healthy, lifestyles, promoting, guide, nutrition, handbook, syndrome
Pages: 430
Published: 2002-10
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1890627232     ISBN-13: 9781890627232
Binding: Paperback (1st)
List Price: 19.95 USD
  • Rating: 100%
Many parents of children with Down syndrome would like to help their child to improve nutrition and manage weight, but don't know where to begin. Now, this much-needed book looks at all aspects of nutrition and healthy living for children with Down syndrome, from birth through to young adulthood. The author, a mother of a child with Down syndrome and a registered dietician, encourages parents to start teaching healthy habits early but stresses that it's never too late to start, no matter what age. Chapters cover: Breast and bottle feeding; Basic nutrition and physiology; Celiac disease; Diabetes; Alternative therapies; Food and school; Weight management; Fitness and exercise; Cooking and menu planning; Education activities.

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