Item description for Keto Kid: Helping Your Child Succeed on the Ketogenic Diet by Deborah Snyder...
Overview For more than half of all children with epilepsy, the only reliable way to control seizures is through the ketogenic diet, a rigid regimen that strictly limits both calories and liquid intake. This guide details the daily management of the diet while also addressing the emotional struggle children encounter with the loss of their favorite foods and the necessity of learning rigorous self-denial at a very young age.
Publishers Description For more than half of all children with epilepsy, the only reliable way to control seizures is the ketogenic diet, a rigid, mathematically calculated, doctor-supervised regimen that is high in fat and low in carbohydrate and protein, and strictly limits both calories and liquid intake.
In "Keto Kid: Helping Your Child Succeed on the Ketogenic Diet," Deborah Snyder, a family physician and mother of a four-year-old, keto kid, provides compassionate advice for parents transitioning to a lifestyle where one extra bite of food can have serious repercussions on a child's health.
This unique book gives readers all the facts about the day-to-day management of the diet, while communicating the emotional struggle encountered by children when they mourn the loss of their favorite foods, and must learn rigid self-denial at a very young age.
Topics covered include:
Recipes for keto-friendly meals, and tips for making this limited diet more interesting Managing deeply food-oriented occasions like holidays and parties Time-saving strategies, such as pre-weighing and freezing meals Dealing with the emotional loss of a child's favorite foods A day-by-day account of life on the ketogenic diet, in diary form And much more
Snyder is calm, direct, and above all, hopeful. "Keto Kid" is a practical guide that will enable families to successfully master the ketogenic diet, while making the experience as pleasant as possible for both child and parent.
Citations And Professional Reviews Keto Kid: Helping Your Child Succeed on the Ketogenic Diet by Deborah Snyder has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Nov 9, 2006
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN 1932603298 ISBN13 9781932603293
Reviews - What do customers think about Keto Kid: Helping Your Child Succeed on the Ketogenic Diet?
Keto Mom recommends this book Nov 12, 2007
I bought this book after my son started the ketogenic diet. This books has great recipes and suggestions. I make waffles which are his favorite. I learned where to buy products. This books makes the diet easier.