In a world in which science is increasingly in the service of business, it can be difficult to sort through all the conflicting advice and information regarding our children’s health. Dr. Lendon Smith was a household name in parental guidance during the 1960’s. In addition to having a five minute daytime show called The Children’s Doctor from 1966 to 1969, he appeared regularly on both The Tonight Show and The Phil Donahue Show .
Although much of his work has been discredited, many of his controversial views are still being discussed today.
Many of his parental guidance theories revolved around nutrition and he advocated the use of naturopathic medicine.