All children are special. All children need devoted parents, care and good
nutrition. Some children do well in a variety of circumstances even when
conditions are not ideal. Some children do not do well even when conditions are
favorable and these children need extra special care.
The best parents are pragmatic and not theorists. They stay involved with
their children, follow some basic guidelines they learned and tend to do
whatever works. Good parents improvise childcare with a combination of innate
generosity, common sense, love and concessions to the demands of modern life.
Professionals have a variety of opinions about child-rearing that range from
helpful suggestions to misleading and even bizarre ideas.
If infants and children are not doing well when conditions are
favorable, we think first about problems in their food supply. They develop
problems even with regular foods and need carefully chosen foods and sometimes
need nutritional help with our low allergy, complete nutrition formulas.
Learn how food choices play an important role in determining children's health,
learning and behavior. Learn how nutrients work in the body, and how you can
solve food-related problems with a balanced, scientifically-based strategy of
diet revision, the Alpha Nutrition Program. There are many ways for food
problems to interfere with a child's normal functioning and to promote disease.
Several problems interact in a complex manner to produce the symptoms and
dysfunction that we seek to remedy.
Physical and Behavioral Problems are Linked
We recognize the association of physical symptoms with emotional, behavioral
and learning disturbances. The emotional-behavioral problems we see in children
with faulty diets range from depression to attention deficit disorder with or
without hyperactivity. The earliest disturbances are often irritability,
moodiness, and sleep disorders, especially nightmares and night terrors. Some
children are hyperactive and become difficult to manage at home and later in
school; they tend to be impulsive, easily distracted, and may be unusually
aggressive or prone to anger and tantrums. They have trouble adjusting to school
rules and may fail to learn.
Listen to an Overview of Raising Children
The Helping Children Website was developed by Alpha Education, a division
of Environmed Research Inc. Sechelt, B.C., Canada. Online Since 1995. Experts in
Self-Managed Care. Experts in Elemental Nutrient Formulas. The topics online
were adapted from 2 books, Feeding Children, Children and Family, written by
Stephen Gislason MD.
The Alpha Nutrition Program
is required reading when diet revision is required to solve children's diseases. Alpha Nutrition is a registered
trademark of Environmed Research Inc.
The Book Feeding Children
is a guide for parents when children are not doing well and need diet revision.
Infant feeding and proper nutrition for growing children are discussed. The book
discusses health problems that arise from the wrong food choices. The solution
is found in the Alpha Nutrition Program, a standard method of diet revision.
There are many conditions that improve with diet revision. Each condition is
described in the book. Download eBook
Children, Adolescents and the Family
is a book for parents, teachers and other professionals by Stephen Gislason MD.
The book is available in print form and as an eBook for download (PDF file). 270 Pages.
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