Children's Advocate Diane Levin

Friday, September 22, 2017 10:47 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
Children's Advocate Diane Levin

Susun interviews Diane Levin.
Diane is internationally recognized expert helping professionals, parents and policymakers understand and respond to the impact of various societal forces-such as violence and sexualization, and media and commercial culture-on children's development, learning and behavior. She is a founder of 3 advocacy organizations:T.R.U.C.E—Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment, which helps professionals help parents deal with the impact of media and promote quality play;Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, which works to end the commercial exploitation of children; and, Defending the Early Years, which advocates for appropriate early childhood practice that counteracts inappropriate aspects of many recent school reform mandates. Levin is a Professor of Early Childhood Education at Wheelock College and her 9th book, Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Young Children in the Media Age.

this episode Q&A includes:
• carotene rich foods for eye health must be cooked,frozen, soaked in oil- no consumed raw..
• poke berries- joint swelling..
• heat in the liver- chinese 5 element theory..
• basis of all true spirituality is time spent alone in nature..
• false positive and false negative test results statistics..
• modern medicine is made for normal American's eating the standard American diet and watching 3-4 hours of television a day..
• folic acid added to foods increases chances of colon cancer..

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