Disease-Proof Your Child provides nutrient-rich dietary recommendations for children and offers guidelines and recipes that get even the pickiest eaters to enjoy healthy food. Dr. Fuhrman explains how a Nutritarian™ diet increases a child’s resistance to common childhood illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Additionally, he presents the fascinating science that demonstrates how eating his high-nutrient diet during childhood is the most powerful weapon against developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disorders in the future.
In his private practice, Joel Fuhrman, M.D., has worked with many families to improve their health and eating habits. He helps children with recurrent medical problems recover their health with nutritional interventions, further avoiding the need for drugs.
Dr. Fuhrman has the solution for your frequently ill child. Backed up by a multitude of scientific studies, he explains how eating particular foods and how avoiding others can have a significant impact on your child's resistance to dangerous infections, their intelligence, and their success in school. For example, a change in dietary habits can have a dramatic effect on reducing the occurrences of illnesses like ear infections, asthma and allergies. The right foods introduced early in life can increase your child's IQ.
Dr. Fuhrman presents the fascinating science which demonstrates that the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases are closely linked to what we eat. In the first quarter of our life, he explains that eating right in childhood is the most powerful weapon against the growing cancer epidemic. Also, he reveals how the seeds for future autoimmune diseases are sown in childhood, and how by eating right today, children can be healthy tomorrow.
His nutrient-rich dietary recommendations give parents the information they need to ensure that their children are eating right to maintain a healthy mind and body. Moreover, he gives parents guidelines on how to get even the pickiest eater to learn to love healthy food. He features his child-tested recipes that are delicious, easy-to-prepare and great for the whole family. Healthy eating can be child-friendly.
Every parent needs this book to ensure that they are doing everything they can for their children's health. Don't raise your children without it.