The Emerging Epidemics of Childhood

Rather than a time of innocence and happiness, childhood has for many become a difficult health battle. Soaring rates of obesity, allergies, neurodevelopmental disorders and learning issues have Practitioners, parents and teachers all struggling to cope. Like the canaries in the coal mines, our…

A Healthy Childhood Starts Before Conception

Recent advances in our understanding of the role of epigenetics have indicated that the nutritional status, toxic load, hormonal profile and stress levels of parents-to-be can significantly impact on rates of miscarriage, birth outcomes and childhood development. Combined with changing fertility patterns and older…