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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Top Foods To Fight Depression

For many years now, depression and anxiety have topped the list of mental health issues faced by children and young adults.

70% of the time, adults report that their mood instability started in childhood. I suspect, given what we know now about the biological roots of mental health and the impact of a child's diet on their mental wellness later in life, that number is actually...

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GABA for Back-To-School Anxiety

Parents are presented with particularly interesting stressors this year as we try to decide on the best way to keep our kids safe and happy. If you or your child are prone to anxiety and panic attacks you might be particularly concerned.

“Anxiety tends to involve fears about the future, while depression tends to relate more to regrets about the past”, I recently heard one...

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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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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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