011: Creating a Healthier Next Generation with Beth Lambert

Author, educator and former healthcare consultant, Beth Lambert has monitored and documented the escalating rates of childhood chronic conditions for nearly a decade.  Her book, A Compromised Generation, provides a thorough analysis of the origins of this modern health crisis and documents how modifications to environmental and lifestyle factors can profoundly influence health outcomes, including full disease reversal.

Beth is the founder and Executive Director of Epidemic Answers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to reestablishing vibrant health in our children.  She is also the creator and Executive Producer of The Documenting Hope Project, a multi-year prospective research study and media project that examines the cumulative impact of environmental stressors on health and their mitigation through personalized and systems-based treatment approaches.  Beth is the mother of three children and is passionate about raising awareness about the connection between daily choices, human health, and planetary health.

In this episode, you’ll learn:
  • How Beth got into her work at Epidemic Answers (2:29)
  • How to talk to practitioners when you disagree with the diagnosis (10:14)
  • How to support your kids who have health issues (16:09)
  • How to work with your doctor and create a wellness team (21:33)
  • What’s contributing to childhood chronic conditions and how we can turn it around (25:20)
  • Total Load Theory (28:30)
  • Living in sync with nature (32:44)
  • Healing can take time (34:00)
  • Three steps towards a healthy family (35:15)
  • Documenting Hope Project (37:30)
  • Chirp Survey: Child Health Inventory for Resilience and Prevention (37:50)
  • Using the Chirp Survey Report to clean up your home (38:36)
  • Take the Chirp Survey Report and see a Health Coach (39:38)
  • Find a health-conscious friend to stay on track (40:30)
  • Practitioner Directory (43:40)
  • Health Coach Directory (43:50)
  • Health Coaching Training Program (44:00)
If you’d like to connect with Beth, learn more at EpidemicAnswers.org.

You can also follow her on YouTubeFacebook, and Twitter.

Join us next week as we continue our conversation about creating a healthier next generation with Dr. Aly Cohen, MD, FACR, FABOIM, practicing rheumatologist and integrative medicine physician. She is the founder of The Smart Human, a social media platform that educates the general public on topics in environmental health and prevention. Next week, Dr. Cohen will be sharing simple ways that you can improve your family’s health and the health of your home, and much more!