KidShape is one of the few successful programs in America that deal with childhood obesity, a condition that has become a national epidemic. KidShape is a family-based plan that focuses on nutrition education, physical activity, and mental health counseling. Out of this experience, Dr. Naomi Neufeld, a mother of two, and her staff have created healthy meals for parents who want results, not theories. The book's tried-and-true recipes, food tips, and menus make it a fun, one-of-a-kind resource for healthy living. It includes: More than 150 kid-tested healthy recipes Daily menus at four different calorie levels: 1200, 1500, 1800, and 2200 Three weeks' worth of menus, complete with weekly shopping lists An easy way to regulate the salt, cholesterol, fat, and sugar in a family's diet How to introduce new foods and recipes to children and their families with a minimum of hassle Healthy alternatives to foods that are not good for children How to involve children in making healthy eating decisions for themselves All recipes in this book meet the dietary guidelines of the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. It is a reliable resource for healthy eating.lean protein that will help your children feel full longer and make them less likely to overeat. ... One of the eye-opening exercises at KidShape is measuring food portions and learning that a serving size of whole-grain cereal is one cup instead of a full bowl and that a ... smaller plates so family members wona#39;t feel deprived. 5 .
|Publisher||:||Thomas Nelson Inc - 2005-09-19|