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Proven child discipline techniques lead to confident parenting.

Confident & Empowered Parenting

By Family Dynamics, Parenting

Parenting is the toughest job in the world. Not only do your decisions as a parent affect your kids in the moment, they reverberate throughout their lives. If you’ve done a good job, your kids grow up healthy with good habits—and most importantly, stay happy! Which is all we really…

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Toxins have negative effects on health

Are Toxins Making You Sick?

By Healthy Eating, Healthy Environment

You hear a lot about toxins these days.  The word is almost overused.  What are toxins?  Why are they so dangerous?  Should you really be that concerned? 95% of cancers are caused by diet and environment. This startling statistic from Columbia University School of Public Health can be found in…

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Back to school homeopathy for common concerns

Back-to-School Boo-Boo Homeopathy

By Homeopathy

Here at CIPC, we know that going “back to school” also brings kids “back to the pediatrician!”  Almost immediately after the first bell rings, we begin seeing kids with sniffles, coughs, stomach aches and playground injuries. Even if you’re familiar with homeopathy, you may not have realized that for certain…

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skin-care-tips

Top Tips for Great Skin

By Common Concerns, Lifestyle

Your skin is the largest organ of your body, so it only makes sense that it reflects your overall health, for the world to see! Beauty really is only skin deep but feeling good about yourself also lights you up from the inside, contributing to a vibrant outward appearance. Choose…

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Salt therapy helps manage environmental allergies naturally.

Managing Environmental Allergies Naturally

By 4A Kids, Allergies, Salt Room

Managing environmental allergies naturally is a specialty of our office.  An allergy is an exaggerated response of the immune system to specific substances that normally pose no threat to the human body.  These substances, or allergens, elevate specific antibodies and can cause sneezing, coughing and itching. Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)…

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Parents need help understanding psychoeducational evaluations

Psychoeducational Evaluation: 3 Tips for Parents

By ADD/ADHD, Learning

When a child struggles in school, teachers and pediatricians may recommend a psychoeducational evaluation.  This testing process measures a child’s academic achievement levels, cognitive skills and information processing abilities.  It can also uncover behavioral and emotional issues and learning disabilities.  The testing aims to find the source of the child’s…

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holiday balance tips

Balance for the Holidays

By Food for Thought, Healthy Eating, Nutrition

Food for Thought… When you think about it, there are two main “imbalances” during the holidays.  The imbalance of stretching yourself too thin (both time and budget-wise) and overindulgence when it comes to food, especially sugary ones. Tips for Overcoming Time Imbalances Too often, the giving of gifts is out…

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chocolate avocado cookie recipe

Double Chocolate Avocado Cookies

By Healthy Eating, Recipe

With permission from Bushel & A Peck blogger, Amy-Lyn.  Check out all her recipes! These rich, decadent double-chocolatey cookies will delight your entire family and houseguests this holiday season.  Shh…don’t tell them they’re healthy! Ingredients: 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 Tbsp water 1 very ripe avocado 1/4 cup maple syrup or…

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holiday wine and cheese open house party

Holiday Wine & Cheese Open House

By Events

Mark your calendar for a special Holiday Open House on Thursday, November 29th hosted by Cannizzaro Integrative Pediatric Center. Dr. Cannizzaro and staff cordially invite you to share in the holiday cheer and celebrate another year of holistic healing in Central Florida! Join us for wine and cheese, tour our…

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Discover the link between inflammation and immune health.

The Link Between Inflammation and Immune Health

By Immune System, Salt Room

We generally equate a healthy immune system with “not getting sick”, but did you know that your immune system controls your body’s defenses against both infections and inflammatory diseases?  All infections are inflammatory to the body.  The majority of childhood diseases are inflammatory diseases, which create redness, swelling, pain and…

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Improving social skills in kids is a modern concern.

Improving Social Skills for Kids

By Family Dynamics, Social & Behavioral

Social skills are an issue for most kids these days, not just those diagnosed with social anxiety, autism, learning disabilities or ADHD.  As you may have guessed, some aspects of our modern lives—electronic devices, the frenetic pace of life and changes in socialization—greatly contribute to the social skills deficits we…

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