Doctor to speak on affect of nutrition on some children’s difficult behaviors

Dr. Melinda Morgan, a nutrition expert, will present two sessions Thursday, Oct. 10, on how nutrition can influence challenging behaviors in young children.

Parents and professionals who work with families and young children are invited to attend. The trainings are sponsored by the Anoka County Children and Family Council.

Dr. Melinda Morgan
Dr. Melinda Morgan

The first session is geared toward professionals. It will be held from 1-4 p.m. at Bunker Hills Activity Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW, Andover. There is a $20 cost and space is limited.

The second session is a free training for parents. It will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. at Anoka Hennepin Staff Development Center, 2727 N. Ferry St., Anoka. Registration is required and space is limited.

Registration materials are available online at, or call Gena at 763-712-2703.

Morgan, a chiropractor, is a master of nutritional response testing and was the first doctor trained in that particular discipline in Minnesota.

The Anoka County Children and Family Council is made up of representatives from Anoka County, Anoka County Community Action Program, community agencies and the school districts of St. Francis, Anoka-Hennepin, Forest Lake, Centennial, Spring Lake Park, Fridley and Columbia Heights.

The council’s mission is to nurture collaborative efforts by building bridges and networks between people and agencies who share a vision of a healthier community for children and families.

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