Gut Health for Kids & Teens with Dr. Elisa Song
Maintaining good gut health for kids and teens is crucially important to overall health. Today my guest, Dr. Elisa Song, explains how the developing gut impacts other body systems that are also in development like: -Immunity -The brain That means that however we support (or don’t) kids’ gut health may have profound effects on their current and future health. Please join us for a fascinating conversation about the significance of good gut health for infants, children, and teens. Featured Studies https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36382780/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36563089/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36501205/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37071174/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36909732/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32190365/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23035863/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19652109/ Related Sources How to choose a kids probiotic: https://drruscio.com/kids-probiotic/ Courses, free guides, and more: https://drruscio.com/resources?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=drruscio.com_resources Timestamps 00:00 Intro 03:46 Setting the stage for health 07:41 Childhood antibiotics & mental health 13:00 Considering antibiotic alternatives 17:58 Probiotics 27:30 Prebiotics 31:44 Mom’s diet & health matters 36:50 Infant formula 46:20 Adult vs. infant elemental formulas 50:15 Meeting kids where they’re at 1:02:44 Teenage mental health Dr. Elisa Song, MD is a Stanford-, NYU-, UCSF-trained integrative pediatrician, pediatric functional medicine expert, and mom to 2 thriving children. In her integrative pediatric practice, Whole Family Wellness (www.wholefamilywellness.org), she’s helped 1000s of kids get to the root causes of their health concerns and empowered parents to help their children thrive – body, mind, and spirit – by integrating conventional pediatrics with functional medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and essential oils. Dr. Song created Healthy Kids Happy Kids (www.healthykidshappykids.com) as an online holistic pediatric resource to help practitioners and parents bridge the gap between conventional and integrative pediatrics with an evidence-based, pediatrician-backed, mom-approved approach. Get the Latest Updates Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DrRusciodc Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/drrusciodc Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.ca/drmichaelrusciodc DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g *Full transcript available on YouTube by clicking the “Show transcript” button on the bottom right of the video.