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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Can Changing A Child's Diet Help ADHD?

There is no "ADHD diet". But there are many things parents can do with diet and lifestyle that can help turn around ADHD-like behaviors in children.

In simple terms, here's why diet and lifestyle strategies help ease symptoms of ADHD: because the body and the brain are connected.

As you improve the health of the body you improve the function of the brain.

It's possible you disagree...

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Micronutrients for your child's brain

When it comes to nutrition and your child’s health, there are a few places our thoughts tend to go to first:

Are they getting sufficient protein to grow? Are they getting enough calcium?

Sometimes, if there’s a health issue you might go deeper and ask if they are getting enough iron.

These are important questions to consider, but if the conversation ends there, much is being missed....

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Top Brain Nutrients For Your Child

“What supplements should I give my child?" is one of the most common questions I get asked by parents wanting natural solutions to mood and learning struggles.

I’m actually happy for the question because it makes me think the nourishment-based approach I take to children’s mental wellness might be gaining traction; that we might in fact be getting closer to a...

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Picky Eaters - Feeding Kids During The Crisis

A lot of parents in our community have kids they'd consider to be picky eaters. Last week I took our community into my kitchen to show them some of the things I'm doing with food right now to keep our bodies and minds healthy (you can read a summary here or watch the video replay in our group here). 

But I'm also aware that amidst all this talk of immune boosting and nourishment, when your...

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