“Dorfman does an excellent job of outlining how nutrition can affect a child's development and when to turn to other medical approaches; she persuasively argues for greater knowledge from pediatricians and specialists. Recommended.”
“Her research is solid, her insights are excellent and her advice is just what you need.”
“Informative and inspiring. . . . Offers solutions that can change the lives of children and their families.”
“This fascinating and potentially life-changing advice reveals that nutrition isn’t a simple matter of finishing one’s broccoli. Food has a significant impact on a child's health and well-being, and Dorfman helps parents ensure that the impact is positive.”
“Important advice for parents . . .”
“Nutritionist Kelly Dorfman’s book gives parents the tools they need to be nutritional detectives and help their children thrive.”
“This book is a wealth of easy-to-read information for parents—or anyone wondering whether food could be causing their health problems.”
—Gluten Intolerance Group Magazine
From the Back Cover
Grounded in cutting-edge science and filled with case studies that read like medical mysteries, What’s Eating Your Child? reveals the hidden connections between nutrition and chronic childhood ailments, and gives parents the simple, straightforward solutions they need to help their children thrive.
Discover the importance of zinc. The panoply of problems caused by gluten- and casein-intolerance. How to cure sleep disorders with melatonin, hyperactivity with magnesium, anxiety with fish oil.
Ms. Dorfman, a nutritionist whose typical patient arrives at her practice after seeing three or more specialists, offers parents the tools to become nutrition detectives themselves; to recalibrate their children’s diets through the easy E.A.T. program; and finally, to get their kids off drugs—antibiotics, laxatives, Prozac, Ritalin—and back to a natural state of well-being.