NUTRITION AND CHILDHOOD DISORDERS: WHAT EVERY PARENT TODAY SHOULD KNOW

The Health of Today’s Children

Today, we have an epidemic on our hands. Sadly, it’s our children who are suffering the most from this health crisis.

In fact, it is now estimated that children in today’s generation will actually be the first generation that will not outlive their parents.

How could this be happening?

Currently, we have an exponential rise in adult onset illness, like diabetes and obesity; showing up in children as young as 1 year of age. We also have statistics that show 1 in every 110 children has a learning disability like dyslexia, autism or PPD.

What in the world is going on here? The answer is quite simple, actually.

Certainly there are many different environmental factors involved, but they key component is nutrition.

You are what you eat. We hear that phrase all of the time, yet- it is a phrase that we constantly ignore. We deny that there is a profound link between what we eat and how we feel, everyday.

Authored by: Christie Korth

Christie Korth is the founder and director of Happy & Healthy Wellness. Through her work, she helps people make better food and lifestyle choices. She specializes in digestive dis-orders and conducts gluten-free cooking classes, health food store tours and lectures.She also works closely with her local Celiac Support Group and isthe Corporate Nutritionist for Brain Balance Achievement Centers.

She designs nutrition protocols for children who are afflicted with ADHD, Autism, Asperger's and Dyslexia and trains the doctors at Brain Balance Centers across the country on various topics to better serve the children the company serves.

Further, Christie is also author of Healing IBD with Whole Foods: A Survival Guide for Those with Crohn’s and Colitis. Christie received her training to practice Health Counseling at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, which is the only nutrition school integrating all the different dietary theories — combining the knowledge of traditional philosophies with modern concepts like the USDA food pyramid, the glycemic index, the Zone and raw foods.

She is a Certified Health Counselor through Columbia University's Teacher's College. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition from the Clayton College of Natural Health. Christie is also Certified as a Group Facilitator from Adelphi Universtiy.

Contact Christie:

Phone (631) 835-5003

www.happyandhealthywellness.com

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