Should you give your child nutritional supplements? Are vaccinations safe? Why are more and more children becoming couch potatoes? In Healthy Child, Whole Child, doctors Stuart H. Ditchek and Russell H. Greenfield answer these questions and more, offering authoritative, cutting-edge information on all aspects of children's health and wellness. Taking the position that conventional and alternative approaches to pediatric care are not mutually exclusive, they provide the newest science and most up-to-date information on:
The 6 myths (and one true statement) about vaccinations
The 10 powerhouse foods for your kids
The 7 questions you need to ask to find out if your child is overweight
The 16 herbs that are safe and effective for children
How to receive more integrative care from your current pediatrician And more!
About the Author
Stuart H. Ditchek, M.D., holds faculty appointments at both NYU-Tisch Hospital and Maimonides Medical Center. He is in private practice in Brooklyn, New York, where he lives with his family.
Russell H. Greenfield, M.D., is one of the first four fellows of Dr. Andrew Weil's Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his family.
“[Dr. Ditchek and Dr. Greenfield’s] sound advice and supportive tone, along with their useful resource guide, will help parents care for their children in a complex world. Highly recommended....” -Library Journal