Back to School Naturally

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: It’s that time of year again when kids groan and parents secretly cheer.
Air Date: 8/23/16
Duration: 27
Guest Bio: Diane Angela Fong, ND
Diane-FongDr. Diane Angela Fong, ND, is a naturopathic doctor and the founder of NaturalStart Naturopathic Family Medicine in Los Altos, CA. She attended naturopathic medical school at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine and received her undergraduate degree in Molecular Cell Biology at UC Berkeley. Dr. Fong believes that a healthy start in life leads to a healthy future, and that chronic disease, especially in childhood, can lead to more serious problems down the line. Because of this, Dr. Fong's practice mainly focuses on treating children and families, and educating them about preventive care. Her special interests include chronic pediatric and adult conditions, chronic skin disease, gastrointestinal complaints, infertility, anxiety, depression, and endocrine-related issues.
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Back to School Naturally
It’s that time of year again when kids groan and parents secretly cheer.

Going back to school brings a flurry of activity: school shopping, orientations, organizing carpools, getting to know new teachers, and trying to mesh school, work, and extra-curricular activity schedules.

But, the back-to-school season also brings concerns about our kids’ health. Dr. Diane Angela Fong, ND, provides parents the real scoop on keeping kids healthy as they head back to class.

From common bugs that seem to spread across campuses like wildfire to student stress and lack of sleep, discover the health factors that can undermine student performance.