Jul 26, 2017
On this Episode of the Kids Health Revolution Podcast we talk
with Dr. Akil Palanisamy about his approach to helping kids find
balanced health and wellness. We will learn about the
dominant body type or dosha for a child and find out what diet and
Ayurvedic medicine has to offer our kids. Dr. Akil will share
some personal and empowering stories of kids he has treated in his
practice and how simple changes can make a profound
difference. We will touch on topics like fungal overgrowth
and nutritional deficiencies and how they may affect anything from
eczema to mood and performance in our kids. He will share
with us the power of simple culinary spices and give some ideas on
which spices help balance your child's body type. We will
also learn Dr. Palanisamy's recommendations for getting the best
and most nutrient dense foods into our kids.
It is another information packed episode giving you yet more tools to use on your journey to improving your child's health naturally.
About Akil Palanisamy, MD:
Dr. Akil Palanisamy is the author of the ground breaking book The Paleovedic Diet combing the best of gut healing dietary advice with time tested Ayurvedic practices. He is a Harvard-trained physician who practices integrative medicine, incorporating the best of conventional medicine and alternative therapies. Dr. Akil, a holistic doctor, completed his premedical training in biochemistry at Harvard University, received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency in family medicine at Stanford University. He also completed a Fellowship in Integrative Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona, and is certified by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine at Georgetown University.
Dr. Akil practices at The Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco, one of the oldest centers for integrative medicine in the United States. He has worked with thousands of patients to help them heal and recover from chronic diseases using dietary changes and nutritional supplements. He blends his western medical training with holistic approaches including functional medicine and Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India.
Dr. Akil has been doing pioneering
work in integrative medicine education and clinical practice for
many years. He brings compassion, insight and in-depth knowledge
and experience to his work, successfully treating a wide variety of
serious health conditions including autoimmune diseases, digestive
disorders, hormone imbalance, and stress-related
You can purchase The Paleovedic Diet here
Access Dr. Akil's 3 hour online course about healing the gut and autoimmune disease here.
Dr. Akil also has a great blog and other information and resources on his website here.