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Raise Resilient,
Healthy Kids, One Bite At A Time.

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

6 Ways To Improve Your Child's Digestion

In my book, Raising Resilience, I discuss the Core Diet Strategies that help parents improve the health of their kids. Supporting digestion is one of them.

Supporting digestion is a core strategy because what goes on in the digestive system influences the entire body. Yes, the entire body.

When we work on digestion, the kids in the families I work with tend...

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How To Make Fermented Ketchup

Ketchup is just one of those things…. kids just love it. For years I avoided ketchup, considering it just a dousing of salt and sugar. But then I discovered how to ferment food. Homemade fermented ketchup is now a staple in my kitchen.

The process of fermentation transforms a “junk” food into a delicious and healthy condiment you can feel good about offering to your...

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The Microbiome (video)

If you’ve ever met me, taken one of my workshops, heard me speak, or read any of my writing, you’ll know that I’m gut obsessed.

Supporting a child's digestion is the pillar #4 of The Four Pillars Of Resilient Health™ that I teach.

The microbiome of the body – that is, the collection of microbes that exist in and around our bodies – is key to...

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Eat The Rainbow. Here's How (video)

 

 

The health-promoting chemicals we get from plants are called “phytochemicals”. They represent one of the eight categories of nutrients that I talk about in my book and that I suggest you become familiar with.

Many phytochemicals act as antioxidants in the body preventing cellular damage and supporting cellular repair, they help reduce inflammation, they...

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