Is Your Child’s Brain Starving?

Dr. Christine Laurell

Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD


“As the director of a medical & research center, I have explored a variety of potential treatments to improve brain function in children and adults, without the use of drugs like Ritalin®. Although I believe there is promise in certain herbal medicines and in non-drug treatments such as biofeedback, I have seen the most profound improvements in learning and behaviour through an intelligently applied nutritional program.”
Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD

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“My goal in writing this book is to make these nutritional changes as simple, easy and enjoyable as possible so anyone can experience a positive transformation. While all the information in this book is based on relevant science, technical details have been kept to a minimum to make this book easy to read and very practical.”
Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD

Dr. Christine Laurell

Dr. Christine Laurell is an environmental health reseacher and educator who has done pioneering work investigating the role of environmental neurotoxins and inadequate nutrition in the development of learning and behavioural problems in school-age children, specifically those deemed to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She brings over 20 years of teaching and working with children as well as studies in herbology and holistic nutrition to her current practice and research, and is committed to non-drug based approaches to dealing with childhood … More »

Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD

Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD, is a practicing physician and medical researcher with expertise in both allopathic and natural medicine. One of the foremost authorities in the science behind complementary medicine, Dr. Lyon is the Medical and Research Director of the Canadian Center for Functional Medicine. Dr. Lyon has conducted several clinical trials and research projects in the pursuit of better treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). More »

Book Description

Is Your Child’s Brain Starving?

“As the director of a medical & research center, I have explored a variety of potential treatments to improve brain function in children and adults, without the use of drugs like Ritalin®.

Although I believe there is promise in certain herbal medicines and in non-drug treatments such as biofeedback, I have seen the most profound improvements in learning and behaviour through an intelligently applied nutritional program. More »