Key Psychological Benefits of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The following interview is part of a cutting-edge series of video interviews called Parenting Today: Raising Strong, Resilient Kids being aired exclusively on Mad in America.

This series has as its aim educating parents about the current mental disorder paradigm as it relates to children. It also offers many useful tips about how to raise more resilient children and how to become a more skillful parent. In this series of more than thirty interviews, we share information about the diverse resources available to parents, including alternative ones.

We hope that you’ll follow this important series. Mental health advocate Heather Juergensen hosts the interviews, each of which introduces you to an interesting guest speaking on a subject of importance to parents. We hope that you enjoy this series, benefit from it, and decide to alert other parents to its existence!

Today’s guest is Kelly Dorfman. Kelly Dorfman is a licensed nutrition dietician with a master’s degree in nutrition/biology. She’s one of the world’s foremost experts on using nutrition therapeutically to improve brain function, energy and mood.  She works collaboratively with other medical professionals to develop creative strategies for complex ailments and symptoms.

A popular speaker and workshop leader, Kelly is also the author of the award-winning book, Cure Your Child with Food: The Hidden Connection Between Nutrition and Childhood Ailments. Kelly lectures extensively and has been featured on numerous TV shows including CNN’s American Morning.  She maintains a thriving private practice and also sees clients from all over via her website,

Links of Interest:

Kelly’s book – Cure Your Child With Food: The Hidden Connection Between Nutrition and Childhood Ailments

Stephanie Seneff on the Dangers of Glyphosate

Ted Dinan’s work on “psychobiotics” and mood

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