Special Diets for Special Kids: Understanding and Implementing Special Diets to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders by Lisa S. LewisLisa Lewis contribution to the understanding of biomedical aspects of autism has been considerable. Her informative booklet An Experimental Intervention for Autism combined scientific principles with practical advice for parents in a very readable way. Its availability on the Internet has made it one of the most widely read and influential pieces ever written on autism. Her new book also concentrates on the practical applications of knowledge and understanding. It is well researched, well written and very much needed.
- Paul Shattock, Autism Research Unit, University of Sunderland
Lisa Lewis explains, in this easy-to-read and accessible book, how and why to implement a dietary intervention strategy for helping children and adults with autism. Drawing upon her own success with removing gluten and casein from her sons diet, she answers the many questions parents and professionals might have about choosing a dietary intervention. Why choose a special diet? Are there tests to help me decide? Is there research to support this type of intervention? Will my child starve? What do I cook?
In addition, she provides over 150 good-tasting recipes to get started on the diet -everything from spaghetti and meatballs to holiday treats and sweets and edible clay!
Special Diets for Special Kids
Praised as a modern-day classic by celebrities and readers all over the world, the first edition of Special Diets for Special Kids has been helping children and adults with autism, ADHD, celiac disease, and other disorders since Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in by providing more recipes and updated research. In a nutshell, certain enzymes are required to break down gluten and casein. Studies have shown that children with autism have a marked deficiency of these enzymes, which may explain why GFCF diets have yielded positive results for many children. The second part of the book is an easy-to-follow cookbook. This section contains over recipes, including many you would have never thought possible on a GFCF diet, such as:.
In this follow-up to the award-winning first book, Dr. Lewis provides updated research, and over 80 additional recipes! Included are:. Jenny McCarthy made this book even more famous when she referenced it extensively in her bestseller, Louder Than Words : "I knew the months ahead would seem like years while I waited for services, so I decided to educate myself on diet interventions. Special Diets for Special Kids Two. I couldn't wait to read it and fill my eager heart with more knowledge.
Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in by providing more recipes and updated research. Now, this revised and expanded edition offers both.
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Praised as a modern-day classic by celebrities and readers all over the world, the first edition of Special Diets for Special Kids has been helping children and adults with autism, ADHD, celiac disease, and other disorders since Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in by providing more recipes and updated research. Now, this revised and expanded edition offers both books in one , complete with the latest research, revised recipes, and color photos throughout! The first part of the book describes dietary intervention in detail , from both a scientific and a personal approach the author's son has autism and has been on a GFCF diet for many years. In a nutshell, certain enzymes are required to break down gluten and casein.