According to ABC, "The growing problem of questionable acai sales on the Internet has reached proportions never before seen by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, according to David Schardt, senior nutritionist for the center."
Because of differences in individual diets and individual needs, the decision regarding any child's need for supplements should be made by the parents after discussion with the pediatrician and, where appropriate, a nutritionist.
Just as it is necessary to discuss alternative herbal therapies for autism, experts recommend that a parent or caregiver consult with both a doctor and a nutritionist to develop a healthy GFCF diet plan before starting the diet.
While many could argue that Hudson's fast-track weight loss was not safe for her body, keep in mind that she had a staff of people, including a nutritionist and strength coach, to keep her weight loss efforts safe and healthy.
Recently LoveToKnow had the opportunity to talk with Vicki Koenig, registered nutritionist and dietitian for Stonyfield Farm, about encouraging children to eat organically by creating a menu from local, organic ingredients.