Learn how to apply TCM dietary principles confidently in the kitchen to nourish babies’ and children’s digestion through diet and differentiate common childhood ailments.
Offered through the Pacific Rim College Online in Victoria, BC, with lifetime access and a Certificate of Completion.
5.5 hrs $149
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This course covers the immature digestive systems of children from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective and teaches the best ways to protect and nourish their Middle Burner (Spleen and Stomach). It also provides modern findings and research that reinforce many TCM principles regarding nutrition for babies’ and children’s health. Common childhood ailments are discussed and broken down into TCM patterns with supporting dietary advice for parents or caregivers.
This course includes 28 delicious and child-approved recipes, plus 8 full cooking demonstrations so you can apply the teaching from this course immediately in the kitchen. Four case studies from my clinical practice demonstrate the power of Chinese Dietary Therapy for Children.
Upon completion of this course, students will have the ability to:
- Comprehend the difference between TCM Dietary advice for babies and children versus adults.
- Understand the function of the Spleen and Stomach In babies and children.
- Understanding the Importance of early childhood diet in TCM and in relation to modern findings and research for long-term health
- Utilize TCM dietary therapy, instead of or along with allopathic medicine (i.e., fever reducers and antibiotics) for common childhood ailments is optimal and beneficial.
- Read facial diagnosis signs to look for in children.
- Differentiate common childhood ailments and suggest TCM dietary therapy accordingly.
Course Lesson Plan
Section I: Welcome
- Welcome to your new course
- Course outline
Section II: The Immature Spleen & Stomach in Babies & Children
- The immature Spleen
- Allopathic medicines
- How to nourish the Spleen in children
- Cooking Demo: Puffed amaranth bar
- Pernicious influences for the Spleen
- In utero and the mother’s health
- Facial diagnosis in children
Section III: Common Childhood Ailments
- Accumulation disorder
- Low appetite
- Cooking Demo: Homemade Nutritious Nutella
- Nausea and vomiting
- Ear infections
- Loose stools
- Cooking Demo: Chocolate Covered Puffed Lotus Seeds
- Cooking Demo: Millet Cakes & Sunflower Seed Dip
- Common cold and influenza
- Chronic cough
- Cooking Demo: Celery root salad
- Allergic Rhinitis (hay fever)
- Chronic asthma
- Cooking Demo: Pear smoothie with homemade almond milk
- Nocturnal Enuresis (bedwetting)
- Cooking Demo: Steamed egg soup
- Cooking Demo: Mung bean brownies
Section IV: Case Studies
- Four case studies
- Conclusion and course review
“Overall very good! Beautifully put together and very informative. Clear and concise as well. I thoroughly enjoyed it and look forward to implementing what I’ve learned.”Ebony; Edmonton, Canada