"As the twig is bent, so grows the tree." This early 18th-century proverbial saying means early influences can have a permanent impact. Unfortunately, children are unhealthier today than ever in history. They have more asthma, obesity, type two diabetes, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
It's been said that this will be the first generation that parents are expected to outlive their children.
Our guest today is Dr. Madiha Saeed, also known as Holistic Mom MD. She is a family physician health influencer international speaker and bestselling author, sitting on several medical advisory boards, and was named one of the hundred, most influential people in health and wellness. In addition, she hosts the holistic kid show a podcast where she interviewed the world's biggest names and functional holistic and integrative medicine.
Her new book is called The Holistic Rx for Kids: Parenting Healthy Brains and Bodies in a Changing World, and she's going to share with us some sample blueprints that parents can use to help children attain their optimal health with all the uncertainties in life.