Discover how zinc deficiency can cause picky eating and affect growth. The panoply of problems caused by dairy and gluten. How to cure sleep disorders with melatonin, hyperactivity with magnesium, anxiety with fish oil.
Dorfman, a nutritionist whose typical patient arrives at her practice after seeing three or more specialists, gives parents the tools to become nutrition detectives themselves. She shows how to recalibrate children’s diets through the easy E.A.T. program (Eliminate, Add, Try), and how to get kids off drugs—antibiotics, laxatives, Prozac, Ritalin—and back to a state of natural well-being.
Revised and updated with latest medical information, 2020.
“In her terrific book, Kelly Dorman clearly explains how to decipher the clues to nutritional disorders that affect the body and brain. Parents will find it packed with sound advice and useful information.” —Maurine Packard, MD, Pediatric Neurologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Company, Inc.|
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About the Author
Table of ContentsForewordIntroductionPart One: Nutrition Detection at WorkChapter 1: How important is nutrition, really?Chapter 2: Becoming a nutrition detectiveChapter 3: The conundrum of pick eatingChapter 4: The E.A.T. Program: What it is and how it worksPart Two: When the Body Behaves BadlyChapter 5: The toddler who could not stop spitting upChapter 6: The girl whose tummy always hurtChapter 7: The case of the boy who wouldn’t growChapter 8: The little colon that couldn’tChapter 9: A case of chicken skinPart Three: Kids and Their Many MoodsChapter 10: The child who wouldn’t fall asleepChapter 11: Hyper and annoying: Otherwise known as Tyler and OscarChapter 12: The bipolar child who wasn’tChapter 13: The worrier
Part Four: Learning and Behavior in KidsChapter 14: Two cases of chronic ear infectionsChapter 15: The tales of Chuck and DaleChapter 16: The child who couldn’t speak in sentencesChapter 17: The overly sensitive childChapter 18: Frequently asked questionsThe Last WordReferencesIndex
What People are Saying About This
“In her terrific book, Kelly Dorfman clearly explains how to decipher the clues to nutritional disorders that affect the body and brain. Parents will find it packed with sound advice and useful information.
—Maurine Packard, MD, Pediatric Neurologist, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
“Nutrition is the key to so many underlying issues in child development and behavior. This book is a great resource for any parent.
—Natalie Geary, MD, Pediatrician and coauthor of The Food Cure for Kids
“Kelly Dorfman's book is a must read for every health professional involved with children. There are hidden connections between food and nearly every child's well being but we aren't adequately trained to recognize the great majority. Kelly generously shares her extensive knowledge.”
—Dr. Iona Razi, pediatrician, Washington, DC
“Kelly Dorfman understand the biomedical needs of children in a way that few others do. I have learned a tremendous amount from her.”
—Marilyn Agin, MD, neurodevelopmental pediatrician and coauthor of The Late Talker