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Healthy Kids, One Bite At A Time.

With Jess Sherman

Does sugar worsen a child's behavior?

Whether sugar worsens a child's behavior is an interesting question I get asked a lot. My answer is that sugar is almost always a contributor, even if you don't see a marked change immediately after they eat it. Here's why...

Sugar Worsens A Child's Behavior & Mood

Have you ever felt hanger before? You know, it's 2pm and you realize all you've had to eat is a cup of coffee and a bagel and...

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Stories of Hope ~ a teen's foggy brain, rash, itch, fatigue, nausea

 

"I threw up most days. I felt like the life was being sucked out of me. It was like my body was exploding."

Starting in grade 8, Solveig's life became a nightmare.

"I was the most itchy you've ever been times 100. I would have to dig my nails into my skin to distract myself in class. By noon I had to call my mom in tears to pick me up from school."

~Solveig's skin in grade 8

Doctors...

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Stories of Hope ~ autoimmunity, picky eating, mood instability, decision fatigue

 

NOTE: The video was intermittent due to poor internet connection, but the audio and Shannon's message to other overwhelmed parents trying to improve their family's health and diet is crystal clear.

"I was weak, weary, and exhausted… and the decision fatigue was through the roof!"

Shannon is mom to 7 kids with 7 different health issues and struggles around food. It had all...

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Is ADHD Caused By Nutrient Deficiencies?

The short answer is, “could be, but maybe not”. 

I’m pretty sure that’s not the answer you wanted to hear, especially if your child has ADHD and you’re looking to take a drug-free approach, so let’s dig into why it’s not so simple by looking at a recent review article in the journal Molecules called: Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Selenium...

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