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The Resilient Health Blog

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Healthy Kids, One Bite At A Time.

With Jess Sherman

Does sugar worsen a child's behavior?

Whether sugar worsens a child's behavior is an interesting question I get asked a lot. My answer is that sugar is almost always a contributor, even if you don't see a marked change immediately after they eat it. Here's why...

Sugar Worsens A Child's Behavior & Mood

Have you ever felt hanger before? You know, it's 2pm and you realize all you've had to eat is a cup of coffee and a bagel and...

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How To Halloween During A Pandemic

If you're anything like me you're feeling a great deal of conflict about Halloween this year. Am I right?

I thought I had this all worked out years ago when I triumphantly declared how I had made peace with Halloween and had learned to enjoy it again.

(related post: How I Calmed The MamaBear And Made Peace With Halloween)

But then 2020 happened and, you know... the world went topsy-turvy.

I...

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Celiac Disease In Kids - why taking out gluten might not be enough

Celiac Disease is an autoimmune condition in which the protein called Gliadin (which is a type of gluten) triggers the immune system to attack the cells of the body.

If you or your child has been given this diagnosis you've probably been told you need to follow a strict gluten free diet for the rest of your life.

I want to talk here about what a strict gluten free...

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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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