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Cerebral Palsy




 A Major concern about people with cerebral palsy is that they have trouble gaining weight. A good, nutritious way of gaining weight for those with cerebral palsy is adding key foods to their diet. The following list is made up of these kinds:
  1. Corn oil or canola oil margarine on bread, vegetables, rice, pasta, hot cereals
  2. Powdered skim milk added to regular whole milk
  3. Wheat germ
  4. Raisins
  5. Puddings
  6. Peanut butter
  7. Custards
  8. Eggs
  9. Thick shakes
  10. Cheese
  11. Ice cream
There are also nutritional supplements available in drug stores that do not require a prescription; however, it is recommended that you consult your child’s pediatrician before purchasing any of these. There are also doctor prescribed supplements too. Remember that supplements are useful, but not as good as the real thing.

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Posted in: Cerebral Palsy
Hunter posted on June 30, 2010 Article Rating