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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

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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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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What I'm feeding my family during the COVID crisis

Earlier this week I did a Facebook Live session from my kitchen showing our Raising Resilience Community what I'm feeding myself and my kids right now. For those not on Facebook, I'll summarize it here. 

To be honest, I'm not doing much differently right now - I'm just being more diligent with it. 

This particular virus is 'novel' (meaning we haven't seen it before), and it...

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