We are facing an epidemic of chronic illness in children, from obesity, to ADHD, autism, depression, mood disorders, asthma and allergy. Until now, this “Compromised Generation” and their parents have been given little understanding of WHY this is happening and how to fix this, except for covering over symptoms with medication. Beth Lambert takes us all the way to the roots of the problems in our toxic diet and toxic environment, and shows us a way to protect our children’s future. This is the future of medicine. If you have a child and want them to thrive, then you must read this book.
--Mark Hyman, MD, four-time New York Times bestselling author, The UltraMind Solution and Fix Your Broken Brain by Healing Your Body First ; August 19, 2010
What is happening to our children? The epidemic disorders our children face raise this question. In her book, A Compromised Generation, Beth Lambert puts forth a cogent, well-written explanation of the suspected environmental factors involved in the current epidemics of autism, ADHD, asthma, allergies, obesity and diabetes, and includes thoughtful approaches to treatment. She also proposes strategies for prevention so that we may achieve our ultimate goal: to avoid compromising the next generation.
--Kenneth A. Bock, MD, FAAFP, FACN, CNS, author of Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies; August 19, 2010
A Compromised Generation is a clear, rational, and compelling wake-up call for everyone who is concerned about the health of our future generations. In short, this is a terrific book!
--Christiane Northrup, MD, Ob/Gyn physician, and author of the New York Times bestsellers Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause; August 19, 2010
This book is a must read for anyone who cares about children. We are witnessing an unparalleled rise in chronic health conditions in our kids, and we are in desperate need of a solution. Beth Lambert not only provides a clear and comprehensive assessment of the state of children's health today, but she also offers a practical roadmap to finding our way out of this mess. A Compromised Generation should be required reading for parents and health care practitioners everywhere.
--Lawrence Rosen, MD,FAAP, Chief of Pediatric Integrative Medicine at Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Chair of the Integrative Pediatrics Council, and medical advisor to the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology; August 23, 2010
Aristo Vojdani, Phd, MSc, MT, Microbiology and Clinical Immunology, CEO and Technical Director of Immunosciences Lab, Los Angeles, CA; August 19, 2010
Although genetic and environmental factors such as infections, toxic chemicals and modified dietary proteins and peptides have been implicated in causing many complex disorders, the American medical community refuses to embrace any explanation for autism outside of genetics. We have two choices. One option is to blame everything on the genetics of the unfortunate individual, sit down and do nothing but witness the drastic increase in autism, ADD, ADHD, allergies and asthma rates. Or option two, we can read A Compromised Generation by Beth Lambert, and accept that environmental triggers play a significant role. With option two there is hope. It concludes that we can do something about it.
Children today are suffering from diseases which were once only illnesses of adults: diabetes, heart disease and autoimmune diseases. In addition, there are many new illnesses affecting our children, like developmental delays, chronic digestive disorders, hyperactivity, recurrent infections and autism. There has never been a time in our history plagued by so many new and chronic diseases. Because of this, many parents are at a loss because their doctors don’t have the needed answers. Beth Lambert, a concerned parent, has asked the tough question “WHY?” She has interviewed and questioned teachers, parents, doctors and other experts in an effort to find a pathway through this minefield of health issues. Along the way she has found success stories of those who didn’t settle for bad news, but set out to find answers. This is the owner’s manual for parents and especially those parents with sick or disabled children.
--Dr. Tobin Watkinson, acupuncturist, clinical nutritionist, chiropractor, psychologist, and practitioner at Scripps Health Medical Office, San Diego, CA; August 23, 2010
There is no doubt that our brains are connected to our guts, and that our immune systems are affected by what goes on in our intestines.
A Compromised Generation explains in layperson’s language how that works – and the damage poor digestion can eventually wreak on the rest of our bodies.
--Natural Child Magazine
A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America’s Children by Beth Lambert looks at the prevalence of chronic childhood illness, such as asthma and autism, and offers an alternative perspective for its causes and treatments. She argues that poor diet and nutrition impacts the body’s bacterial balance and compromises a child’s immune system, which takes further abuse from environmental toxins and overprescribed medications, including vaccines. Without militancy, she calls parents and society to reduce such problems. This could mean eating more organic foods and using natural household products. Her perspective may, at times, be mildly controversial. Nevertheless, it encourages parents to consider a lifestyle that may differ from their neighbors’, but could transform their children’s well-being.
--ForeWord Review; November 29, 2010
There are dangers to our growing children, and many aren't even aware of them. A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children discusses the seemingly chronic illness that affect many of today's children in the wide array of forms such as autism, diabetes, and many other disorders. Placing the blame on over use of pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, and other elements, "A Compromised Generation" is worth considering for parents who are suspicious of the things that could be the cause of sicknesses.
Author Beth Lambert of Amherst has published a much anticipated book, A Compromised Generation, The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America’s Children which should be on a “must read” list for parents.
--The Amherst Citizen