Stoycoff covers every health and lifestyle aspect of the transition process with clarity and authority... -- Living Nutrition Magazine
From the Author
We began transitioning our children to a raw food diet over a year ago as an experiment to alleviate the symptoms of ADD my eight year old son was experiencing. I'm happy to say that the experiment was astonishingly successful! We have been delighted at the changes in my son's behavior and capabilities, which occurred almost immediately. His moodiness, irritability and inability to concentrate were gone. His mental processes cleared, his memory improved and so did his performance in school. When we began the transition, I looked everywhere for advice and assistance. Although I found many helpful people and wonderful books about the raw food diet, I was unable to find anything dealing specifically with children. There are many things that come up as you change your child's diet; the special nutritional needs of children, social gatherings, disapproving relatives, school functions and sack lunches, your own selfdoubts, children who don't want to try new foods, and the attitude of other family members, just to name a few. When my son's story was published in Living Nutrition Magazine with the title Triumph over Attention Deficient Disorder Kyle Stoycoff's Story, I began getting inquiries from other parents eager to change their children's diets and needing advice and guidance. Raw Kids is my attempt to fill this need. I hope our experience can help pave the way for those wishing to improve their children's diets and quality of life.