Cerebral Palsy – Foods For Children With Cerebral Palsy

Jacqueline Silvestri Banks

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Nearly 35% of children with cerebral palsy are considered to be malnourished. This is because children with cerebral palsy often have low muscle tone, which causes physical difficulties with chewing and swallowing, as well as constipation. The author discusses the importance of a healthy diet that includes nutrient dense foods and limits low nutrient processed foods. Specific foods to include for optimal nutrition are listed.

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