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Healthy Kids, One Bite At A Time.

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Is ADHD Caused By Nutrient Deficiencies?

The short answer is, “could be, but maybe not”. 

I’m pretty sure that’s not the answer you wanted to hear, especially if your child has ADHD and you’re looking to take a drug-free approach, so let’s dig into why it’s not so simple by looking at a recent review article in the journal Molecules called: Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Selenium...

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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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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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