A Radical Rethinking of Medicine, Health, and Food

Show Date: Feb 9, 2018

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In this inspirational (and alarming) episode of The Autoimmune Hour, our guest experts, Michelle Perro, MD and Vincanne Adams, Ph.D. join Sharon Sayler, to explore the links between GM foods, pesticides like glyphosate, and the emerging science around our gut health. They will share their decades of experience, the latest research and action steps for change from their new book, ‘What’s Making Our Children Sick?: How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and What Parents (and Doctors) Can Do About It.’

You don’t want to miss a minute as they offer us a path forward to help heal our kids, ourselves and reverse the compromised health of our food supply as well as answers to:

  • Why chronic disease and acute care for kids is on the rise.
  • How the food system and medical community need to change to keep our kids safe and healthy.
  • What you and your community can do to promote change in our food supply.
  • Why healing starts with the gut… plus so much more.

Dr. Michelle Perro, MD, is a veteran pediatrician with over thirty-five years of experience in acute and integrative medicine. She has both directed and worked as attending physician from New York’s Metropolitan Hospital to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland. She is currently lecturing and consulting and working with Gordon Medical Associates, an integrative health center in Northern California. Learn more about Dr. Perro’s work at www.gmoscience.org

Vincanne Adams, Ph.D., is a professor and vice-chair of Medical Anthropology at the University of California, San Francisco. She has previously published six books on the social dynamics of health, scientific knowledge and politics, and is currently the editor for Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

Get their new book ‘What’s Making Our Children Sick?: How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and What Parents (and Doctors) Can Do About It’ from Chelsea Green Publishing (https://www.chelseagreen.com/whats-making-our-children-sick) and listen to our informative chat at www.understandingautoimmune.com/Kids Friday, February 9th at 7 PM ET, and later in podcast.

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