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Healthy Kids, One Bite At A Time.

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

The Resilient Family: How to actively help your kids detoxify – with Dr Jesse Pierce (video)

 

As part of the Resilient Family interview series I interviewed Dr Jesse Pierce about how and why parents should be actively helping their kids detoxify. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally.

Here’s some of what we talked about…

  • Why living “green” and avoiding plastics and chemicals in our home...
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Strategies for a “gentle cesarean birth” (video)

A lot of research has been done over the last few years exploring the relationship between cesarean sections and the development of illness later in life.  It turns out that c-sections, while they are sometimes critical, do seem to put a child at an increased risk for certain illnesses like diabetes type 1, asthma, allergy, celiac disease, ADHD, and autism.  A “gentle...

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Food Allergy In Children

Where do we go from here??

When peanuts became such an allergy issue, an entire market opened up... peanut-free everything.  Now most schools and even school boards are placing nut restrictions on student lunches and snacks to protect those who are severely allergic.

It's not just nuts anymore, though....

This study shows that milk and eggs are more worrisome food allergies...

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Best Dairy Alternatives

Pasteurized cow’s milk is considered the top allergen and I have found that many symptoms in children - ranging from itchy skin to temper tantrums - improve greatly when it is taken out. 

Hyperactivity, impulsivity, aggression, perpetually stuffy nose, exhaustion, headaches, bed wetting, and eczema are  some of the issues I have seen resolve when dairy is removed.

Removing dairy...

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