The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook
A Guide to Promoting Healthy Lifestyles 2nd
By (author) Joan Guthrie Medlen Joan E Guthrie Medlen
Foreword by Timothy P Shriver
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Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook by Joan Guthrie Medlen
Book DescriptionThis one-of-a-kind book is the first to provide information, strategies, and tools to promote healthy living for people with Down syndrome, their families, and those who support them. Using her knowledge and expertise as a registered dietitian and experiences as a mother of a son with Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, and celiac disease, Joan Guthrie Medlen has blended intricate science with practical use to create a book that is indispensable. Medlen encourages parents and professionals to start teaching healthy habits early, yet stresses it is never too late to make changes. The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook describes the connection between healthy lifestyles and nutrition for people with Down syndrome and hands-on strategies for nutrition education. Chapters cover: .Introducing food textures and new foods. .Creating successful mealtimes. .Strategies for weight management. .Ideas for fitness and exercise. .Cooking and menu planning. .Activities for nutrition education that with accommodations for all students. Using visual cues and tools to teach and create healthy, independent lifestyles. The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook is the perfect tool for parents, teachers, and professionals to create general nutrition education and wellness activities for anyone. The nutrition concepts described and offered in activities meet or exceed learning standards for nutrition in most states for general education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780978611804
Paperback / softback
(279mm x 210mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Phronesis Publishing
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Using color coding, universal design for learning, and plain language, the information in this book is presented to set every cook up for a successful experience in the kitchen. Originally designed for teens and adults with disabilities, the system is useful to anyone eager to take charge of cooking and menu planning.
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