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Raising Resilient Kids, One Bite At A Time. With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Kids Can't Sleep? The Role Of Calcium

Sometimes kids complain that they can’t fall asleep and they are up until 11 or 12 at night.  This can drive parents crazy as it eats into their own downtime, not to mention it can make for a grumpy morning.

But lack of sleep also leads to reduced concentration and ability to learn and can also impair growth and lead to weight gain. Getting kids to fall into a circadian rhythm...

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Are Probiotics Safe For Your Baby?

Over the last decade or so, there has been an explosive interest in understanding the bacteria that inhabit our bodies.  Supplement companies and researchers have been hard at work investigating efficacy and safety of probiotics as a tool to support health.  But the questions remain for parents:  are probiotics safe for your baby, and are they necessary?  Here is a little of...

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Is Leaky Gut Real?

 

“Leaky gut”. I want to bring you some clarity about this in case you’ve been reading about it….

You’ll read articles blaming “leaky gut” for a variety of symptoms and conditions like allergies, joint pain, autoimmune diseases…. even your child’s ADHD, aggressive behaviour, hyperactivity or autism might be linked back to it (the gut...

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Food Allergies – are IgG tests useful?

It is becoming increasingly common for children to develop a sensitivity to foods. What this means is that when they eat a certain food, their immune system overreacts to it triggering symptoms ranging from sleepiness to hyperactivity to skin rashes and tummy pain. Food sensitivities are tricky to tease out – reactions are varied and they can show up several days after exposure.

It is...

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