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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Top Kid-Friendly Foods For The Brain

As a busy mom myself, I know we need to stay practical when it comes to feeding our kids. It's one thing to know what nutrients the brain needs to function, but it's another thing entirely to know how to incorporate foods that contain those nutrients into your child's diet in yummy ways they'll actually eat. 

So on that note, here are some foods that are particularly great...

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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're...

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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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