Interview with Dr. Akil Palanisamy
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 illnesses.
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.
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I am not a medical doctor. I am a certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant, certified GAPS practitioner and certified Counsellor. My experience and personal research in order to help my son has taught me a lot about autoimmune and chronic illness from this holistic and functional medicine perspective and I want to share that information with you. This information is just that. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace medical advice.