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Nutrition is (still) poorly represented in modern medicine. We have known for decades that the vast majority of disease in the Western World is caused by environmental factors (primarily diet and lifestyle). In 2018 the top medical journal JAMA published that poor...
Do US formulas meet international standards? The recent infant formula recall by Abbott, and subsequent infant formula shortage has shaken up the industry, leaving parents frightened and infant safety jeopardized. What happened and how can we prevent this from...
Diet and Your Immune System- A COVID-19 Related Update As we continue to progress through the COVID-19 crisis, we are starting to see the significant implications of this virus in cities across the US. The virus is starting to hit hard, and if you are following the...
The 6 Pillars of Health It is my belief that human beings are generally designed to be healthy given the right environment, and the right lifestyle choices. In order to maintain health and minimize your chance of disease, or improve recovery from disease, there are 6...
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http://www.sleepdiplomat.com/ – Website of Dr Matthew Walker PhD, renowned sleep expert.
http://www.anxietycanada.com/ – Useful resource for those suffering with anxiety, with a site for kids.
http://www.mindfulschools.org/ – Site with information about the benefits of mindfulness in children.
http://www.mindful.org/category/health/kids/ – More info about the benefits of mindfulness in children.
https://thousanddays.org/ – International organization advocating for the importance of the first thousand days of a child’s life in health and academic outcomes.
http://www.nrdc.org/ – National Resources Defense Council. Watchdog organization that fights for people’s right to clean air, water and food.
http://www.ewg.org/ – Environmental Working Group. Provides valuable information to protect consumers from potentially harmful chemicals exposure through their food, water, cosmetics and environment.
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/ – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
https://med.nyu.edu/departments-institutes/pediatrics/divisions/environmental-pediatrics/ – Research department of NYU focusing on the impact of environmental exposures on children’s health.
https://www.babysafeproject.org/ – Coalition of hundreds of scientists examining potential harm to young children exposed to high levels of EMFs and other low-level radiation.
https://www.projecthelix.eu/ – International project examining the effect of the exposome on pregnant mothers and their children.
http://www.llli.org/ – La Leche League. International organization advocating for breastfeeding.
https://www.babyfriendlyusa.org/for-parents/resources-for-parents/ – Organization advocating for better breastfeeding policies in hospitals, and more support for breastfeeding mothers.
https://healthyeatingresearch.org/ – Organization identifying strategies to improve childhood nutrition and prevent obesity.
https://infantandtoddlerforum.org/ – Organization of experts in nutrition and development helping to shape healthy behaviors in young children.
https://lpi.oregonstate.edu/ – Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. Promoting optimal health through cutting-edge nutrition research and public outreach.
http://www.gikids.org/ – The public information website for GI disorders by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
http://www.apfed.org/ – American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders
http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/ – Information on different types of pediatric food allergies.
http://www.fpies.org/ – Information on food protein inducted enterocolitis syndrome.
http://www.monashfodmap.com/ – Information on the low FODMAP diet from the university where it began.
http://www.gluten.org/– The website for GIG, the Gluten Intolerance Group.
http://www.celiac.org/ – Information for those with celiac disease.
http://www.feedingmatters.org/ – Organization advocating for kids with pediatric feeding disorders.
http://www.mymunchbug.com/ – Melanie Potock SLP, pediatric feeding expert
http://www.hypoglycemia.org/ – Information about the dangers of sugar and for those with blood sugar issues.
https://sugarscience.ucsf.edu/ – Information on the dangers of sugar from University of California San Francisco.
Researchers Making an Impact
Physicians and scientists advancing the field of pediatric nutrition
First Thousand Days- Early Life Nutrition
Dr Michael Georgieff – https://med.umn.edu/bio/pediatrics-a-z/michael-georgieff
Dr Bo Lonnerdal – https://nutrition.ucdavis.edu/people/bo-lonnerdal
Dr Marie Caudill – https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/mac379
Dr Barbara Strupp – https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/bjs13
Dr Richard Canfield – https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/rlc5
Dr Steven Zeisel – https://sph.unc.edu/adv_profile/steven-zeisel-md-phd/
Dr Yvan Vandenplas – https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yvan-Vandenplas
Dr Rajavel Elango – https://www.spph.ubc.ca/person/rajavel-elango/
Importance of the Microbiome
Dr Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello – https://dbm.rutgers.edu/personnel/maria-gloria-dominguez-bello.html
Dr Martin Blaser – https://cabm.rutgers.edu/person/martin-j-blaser
Dr Emeran Mayer – https://www.microbiome.ucla.edu/directory/name/emeran-mayer-md-phd/
Dr Rob Knight – https://knightlab.ucsd.edu/
Dr John Cryan – https://apc.ucc.ie/john_cryan/
Dr Ted Dinan – https://apc.ucc.ie/ted_dinan/
Dr Alessio Fasano – https://researchers.mgh.harvard.edu/profile?profile_id=10364660
Dr Maria Baldassarre – https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maria-Baldassarre
Dr Flavia Indrio – https://loop.frontiersin.org/people/458821/overview
Impact of Toxicants and Environmental Exposures on Children’s Health
Dr Philip Landrigen – https://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/philip-j-landrigan
Dr Phillipe Grandjean – https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/philippe-grandjean/
Dr Leonardo Trasande – https://med.nyu.edu/faculty/leonardo-trasande
Metabolic Health and the Dangers of Sugar
Dr Robert Lustig – https://robertlustig.com/
Dr David Ludwig – https://www.drdavidludwig.com/
Dr Richard Johnson – https://drrichardjohnson.com/
Dr Ronald Krauss – https://nst.berkeley.edu/users/ronald-m-krauss
Dr Miriam Vos – https://www.choa.org/doctors/miriam-b-vos