Food on Prescription Programme - Saturday 1st July 2023
How to Support the Inter-Linked Physiological and Biological Systems in Child Health
01 Jul 2023
The 'Whole Child' approach to health begins with the understanding that physical health is intrinsically linked to nutrition, environment, and mental and emotional wellbeing. The foundations of health begin before conception, continuing through pregnancy, and include genetics, and nutritional and environmental factors. Dr Venita Patel will highlight the assessment framework that she uses that provide insight into the inter-linked physiological and biological systems, such as gut integrity and the microbiome, immune function and energy production.