Erica Zelfand, Author at Naturopathic Pediatrics

Seven Ways to Kick Athlete’s Foot

  Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is caused by a fungus. Because fungi like to grow in warm, damp, dark climates, the infection often […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream (Just 2 Ingredients!)

We have a policy in our house: if a banana turns spotty or brown, it gets peeled and put in a glass container in the freezer. These […]

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Gynecomastia (Man Boobs) in Teenage Boys

“Um, why does my son have boobs?” Parents sometimes ask this question about their newborn babies. After floating around in mom’s estrogen-rich womb for nine months, […]

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When a Tic isn’t a Nervous Habit (PANDAS – Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections)

Kids sometimes pick up funny habits, such a clearing their throats, scrunching their noses, or using certain words or phrases frequently. Because bringing attention to nervous […]

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Snack Ideas

From Cheerios to goldfish, it seems the default snack in America today is the refined carbohydrate. Refined carbs quickly turn into sugar in the body, making them […]

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Thyroid Health for Moms-to-Be, Moms, and Babies

I’ve helped many women become pregnant after they’ve “failed” several rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF). It didn’t take any fancy equipment, painful procedures, or expensive […]

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