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Helping Children Feel Their Best: Nutrition-Based Therapeutics

  • April 28, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • VIRTUAL Zoom Link sent with email reminder day before


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A Presentation in Collaboration with the Princeton Public Schools

Presentation by Seattle Top Doc Uma Pisharody, FAAP, MD, a pediatric gastroenterologist who is passionate about helping children and families understand the connection between the food they eat, digestive health and overall well-being.

  • Learn common myths and misconceptions associated with pediatric obesity and other diet-driven diseases.
  • Recognize the dangers of one of the fastest-growing health care crises facing children (and adults) today: Metabolic Syndrome.  
  • Address risk factors for metabolic syndrome in children and how to identify them earlier.
  • Learn practical solutions to help children avoid chronic diet-driven diseases.
  • Understand the science behind simple nutrition-based therapeutic answers to helping children feel their best, employing the back-to-basics approach of "J.E.R.F" (Just.Eat.Real.Food.)

This is the first program in the Dorothy Mullen Speaker Series dedicated to helping children and families thrive by Eating For Their Health.

About Dr. Uma K. Pisharody, FAAP, MD

Dr. Pisharody is a 2021 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner who is passionate about helping children and families understand the connection between diet, nutrition, digestive health and well-being. Inspired by her own pediatrician, Dr. Pisharody always knew she wanted to become an advocate for children’s health. Experiences with malnutrition and diarrheal diseases during medical training in India, led to her choose a career in pediatric gastroenterology. She participates in the medical advisory committee for the Northwest Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF), and is the co-medical director for Camp Oasis, the annual camp for kids with Crohn's and Colitis

About Eating for Your Health

At Eating For Your Health we support people in changing the way they eat and transforming their relationship with food. We believe that every person and every body is unique and that no single approach to food is right for everyone; so we encourage participants to explore and experiment with food that reflects their taste, budget, background and culture. We emphasize the importance of eating single, whole fresh ingredients and avoiding processed foods whenever possible, but we do not advocate one single approach to food or way of eating. 

The course will be recorded and made available to registrants within two weeks after the course date.

This presentation is offered free of charge as part of the Dorothy Mullen Speaker Series and registration is required. Eating for Your Health is a not-for-profit and your support is appreciated.

For questions about registration, please contact Nancy.

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