A diverse and flourishing population of beneficial microbes in our guts and the entire body is the foundation of health. Most chronic childhood illnesses are caused by a disturbance in the health of the gut. If your child has been on even a single course of antibiotics, born via c-section, or has a history of chronic constipation, a good place to start healing is to reinoculate the gut's microbiome with beneficial microbes through fermented foods. This is the cornerstone of the GAPS Diet.
With the schooling year starting in just weeks, I created this guide to help you navigate the extensive & overwhelming world of immune-boosting and illness-busting natural remedies. (All remedies I swear by myself!) Take these steps now to prevent illness in the fall & winter....
When a child’s gut is healthy, it leads to a healthy, energetic, robust, joyful, clear-skinned, and happy lifestyle because the child feels good. Proper and balanced nutrition is the most effective and sustainable way to get there. Sound basic? Sure it does…but achieving it can be a long term process.
Superpower Your Kids’ Immunity Blog Series- PART I
Are you sick of non-stop coughs, emergency doctors’ visits, antibiotics, pharmacy medications, emergency rooms, urgent care, early school pickups, calls from school nurses, missed days off from school, tissues everywhere, missed weekend getaways and birthday parties, and cancelled vacation plans? Over the next few weeks, you will learn about my most evidence-based, natural, safe, wise, and effective tools to superpower your kids’ immunity. Let’s start with this common question — what is the immune system? The immune system is the body's defense against infections.
COVID-19 Questions answered on breastfeeding, pregnancy, and children by Blossom Pediatrics NYC founder and holistic pediatrician, Dr. Nelli Gluzman. How does COVID-19 affect children, pregnancy, and lactation? As evidence emerges, how do we make empowered and informed choices?
Toxic overload occurs when toxins accumulate without being eliminated properly. Passing this tipping point is when symptoms of chronic illness develop. Toxic overload is known to be a primary root cause of the current epidemics of autism, ADHD, asthma, allergies, and other chronic health issues. Listen on for the basics on how to start detoxing your child...