“All Diseases Begin in the Gut.” ~
Hippocrates, 460-370 BC
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes that almost all pediatric diseases under the age of six begins as a form of indigestion. Thus in order to keep children health a well regulated diet is of utmost importance. This believe is now being echoed through the western world with much research into the declining health of our children focusing on their gut health.
Today, I live in a country with the highest prevalence of allergic disorders in the world. Over the past 10 years Australia has seen the rates of emergency room admissions double for potentially life threatening severe allergic food reactions. 30-40% of the world’s population is affected by 1 or more allergic conditions including food allergies, eczema, allergic rhinitis & asthma.