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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
June 4, 2024

Integrative Approaches to Pediatric Care

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In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we navigate the importance of a holistic approach to pediatric care, focusing on the microbiome and gut health with Dr. Elisa Song. You’ll hear us discuss:

  • The role of gut health in pediatric care

  • Holistic approaches to managing childhood health issues

  • The five pillars of gut health for children

  • How added sugar impacts children's health

  • The link between gut health and mental health in children

Dr. Elisa Song is a holistic pediatrician and pediatric functional medicine expert who has helped over 1,000 children thrive by combining conventional pediatrics with functional medicine, homeopathy, essential oils, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is the Founder of Healthy Kids Happy Kids, a trusted online resource for holistic pediatric advice. Dr. Song is also the Founder and Holistic Pediatrician at Whole Family Wellness. Her new book, Healthy Kids, Happy Kids: An Integrative Pediatrician’s Guide to Whole Child Resilience, offers practical insights on how to nurture resilient children.

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02:46 - Why Did Dr. Song Wrote Healthy Kids, Happy Kids?

04:16 - The Truth About Chronic Diseases in Kids

10:20 - 5 Simple Daily Habits to Enhance Your Child’s Health 

13:17 - Easy Diet Hacks for a Healthier, Happier Family

20:34 - How Ultra-Processed Foods Are Wrecking Our Kids' Brains

24:45 - The Ingredients Parents Must Avoid to Keep Their Kids Healthy

31:53 - Why Is Sugar Bad for the Microbiome?

31:53 - Testing for Gut Health

44:24 - Are Probiotics Safe for Children?

47:19 - How Gut Health and Natural Remedies Can Enhance Your Child's Immunity

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