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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

How To Get Everyone Through Cold And Flu Season

Every year I politely decline the flu shot. Whether you should or shouldn't get the flu shot is between you and your doctor. But here I will share with you the strategies I incorporate into our daily lives to keep our immune systems strong enough to get us through cold and flu season.

The first thing to do is shift your perspective.

Exposure to bacteria and viruses is an important...

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What's The Difference Between a Dietitian and a Holistic Nutrition Professional?

I get asked often what the difference is between what I do and what a Dietitian does. I can speak more to my own education and experience, but I compiled information from statements put out by The Canadian Association Of Natural Nutrition Practitioners (CANNP), The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN), The Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals (CAHN-pro), and...

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Do Kids Need Nutritional Supplements?

I get asked all the time whether I think kids need nutritional supplements or whether we could (or should) be able to provide all their nutrition through food alone.

It’s a valid question and a topic I have wrestled with quite a bit as a nutritionist, as a mother, and as a human being. It stirs up a lot of emotion for me because my answer gets a bit political...

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How To Ferment Foods For Your Kids

Here in the Raising Resilience Community we're looking for strategies to improve the health and resilience of our kids. We understand that food plays a big part of that because the health of the body influences how we function in the world.

But as busy parents we need strategies that will give us "big bang for our buck", so to speak. So it got me thinking.... what is the #1...

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