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Special Diets for Special Kids, Volumes 1 and 2 Combined: Over 200 REVISED and NEW gluten-free casein-free recipes, plus research on the positive effects for children with autism, ADHD, allergies, celiac disease, and more!
     

Special Diets for Special Kids, Volumes 1 and 2 Combined: Over 200 REVISED and NEW gluten-free casein-free recipes, plus research on the positive effects for children with autism, ADHD, allergies, celiac disease, and more!

by Lisa Lewis
 

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 1998. Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in 2001 by providing more recipes and updated

Overview

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 1998. Special Diets for Special Kids Two followed up in 2001 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. If those enzymes don’t function well, or are not present at sufficient levels, serious neurological problems can result. 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.
 
Among many other helpful topics, Dr. Lewis explains:
 

  • The Biology behind Dietary Interventions
  • “Leaky Gut”
  • Allergies, Sensitivities, and Intolerances
  • Antibiotics and Probiotics
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Testing and Nutritional Support
  • Other Diets and Interventions
  • How to Go GFCF

 The second part of the book is an easy-to-follow cookbook. This section contains over 200 recipes , including many you would have never thought possible on a GFCF diet, such as:
 
  • Banana-Nut Pancakes
  • Blueberry Muffins
  • Tortillas/Wraps
  • Chicken Nuggets
  • Shepherd’s Pie
  • Mock Mac and Cheese
  • Chili
  • Turkey Dressing
  • Cakes and Cookies
  • And many, many more!

 
Best of all, this book comes with a FREE CD of printable recipes , so you can easily print out recipes as you use them and keep the book away from counter spills and drips!
 

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
" Special Diets for Special Kids has a prominent position in our allergen-free household! We all have various food allergies and this is one resource I won't be without. Each recipe thus far has been wonderful and surprisingly simple. The Baked Kibbe, Sloppy Joes, and Hamentashen have quickly become family favorites. Eating without gluten, especially, has changed our 'hyper' son's behavior drastically and he's no longer the fussy eater that he was. His teacher was shocked at the change for the better. Oh, and our dinner guests without dining challenges love this food as well. Thank you for this indispensable resource!"

—Tamara Dever, Creative Director, TLC Graphics, and mom of family with food allergies

Library Journal
Lewis helped her autistic son to transition successfully to a gluten-free, casein-free diet. Her advice is appropriate for both parents and anyone attempting a gluten-free, casein-free diet. She includes the latest research on how special diets can positively impact children with autism and ADHD. With appealing illustration and easy-to-make recipes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935274124
Publisher:
Future Horizons, Inc.
Publication date:
05/25/2011
Pages:
375
Sales rank:
702,215
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Lewis is Director of Neuropsychological Services at Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.

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