In this book, integrative pediatrician Sheila Kilbane, MD, shares the methodology she's developed over almost twenty years of practicing medicine: a 7-step process that can begin to heal your child's chronic illness from the inside out.
In Healthy Kids, Happy Moms, Dr. Kilbane equips you with the information and tools you need to transform your child's health such as:
- A new approach to assessing your child's symptoms and learning how seemingly different symptoms are related
- The role of inflammation in recurrent childhood illnesses
- How to uncover the root of your child's inflammation, which drives recurrent illnesses
- The important role gut health plays in overall health
- 32 kid-friendly recipes to help even the busiest families make significant changes
Healthy Kids, Happy Moms also describes what nutrients your child might be deficient in and what foods he or she may need more or less of, and identifies the correct supplements for your child when needed and how to take them for maximum benefit.
In this groundbreaking book, you will discover a step-by-step strategy you can use today to transform your child's health for good. This book will give you the peace of mind you want, need, and deserve!
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About the Author
She works with families to find the root cause of illness, using natural and nutritional therapies whenever possible in treating health issues such as colic, reflux, eczema, recurrent ear infections, recurrent sinus infections, asthma, allergies, stomach and GI issues like constipation and abdominal pain, ADHD, and sensory integration disorder.
She also conducts online education classes in addition to seeing individual patients in Charlotte, North Carolina. To learn more about her practice, please visit her website: www.sheilakilbane.com
Table of Contents
Foreword David Katz, MD xiii
Introduction: How I Stumbled Upon the Power of Nutrition xv
Section I Healthy cell, healthy gut, healthy child 1
Chapter 1 An Integrative Approach to Pediatric Medicine 3
Chapter 2 To Understand Illness, First Understand Inflammation 16
Chapter 3 Leaky Gut vs. Healthy Gut 30
Chapter 4 Five Ways Food Triggers Inflammation in Our Bodies 49
Chapter 5 Overfed and Undernourished 65
Chapter 6 Focus Foods: Fats, Fiber, and Protein 78
Chapter 7 Rethinking Dairy: Science vs. Marketing 93
Chapter 8 Strategic Supplements to Support Digestion 107
Chapter 9 Curing vs. Healing 123
Chapter 10 Preparing Your Mind and Kitchen for the Program 130
Section II The 7 step healthy kids, happy moms program 139
Section III The recipes 197
Further Reading 263
About the Author 279