KidShape Café

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Rutledge Hill Press, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 245 pages

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.

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Contents

Preface K CHAPTER 1 Whats a Parent to Do?
1
How to Make It All Work
11
Breakfasts and Breads
25
Lunches
37
Snacks and Drinks
53
Main Dishes
75
Soups and Chili
126
Vegetables and Side Dishes
141
Desserts
171
Meal Plans
191
Index
235
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About the author (2005)

Naomi Neufeld is the founder and director of KidShape and an attending physician and former director of pediatric endocrinology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine.

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