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Just Some Of The Places Jess Has Been Featured:



Jess Sherman is an author and international speaker with decades of experience talking to parents, medical professionals, educators, therapists and children about resilience and health.


She bridges the fields of Parenting Psychology and Functional Nutrition, helping families confidently apply realistic lifestyle changes that help their kids feel and function better... from the inside out!

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Select Online Summit Interview Topics

  • The impact of nutrition and how to get started changing your family's diet¬† on The Autism, ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder Summit with Tara Hunkin

  • Simple natural strategies to start reducing anxiety¬†on The Anxiety Summit, season 5 with Trudy Scott

  • The impact of chemicals on children's weight¬†on The Child Obesity Summit

  • The impact of deep nutrition on children's health & resilience¬†on The Child Health Summit with Carla Atherton
  • The impact of nutrition on brain resilience¬†& practical steps for parents for safe¬†technology¬†use¬†on The Digital Dementia Summit with Krista Burns

  • Your child's diet: dealing with picky eating, pushback and more¬†on The Full Potential Parenting Summit with Alison Morris

  • The impact of nutrition on learning disorders¬†on The Unleash Your Kids Genius Summit with Jean Harville.¬†

  • Improving Your¬†Child's Grades With Targeted Nutrition¬†on The Mental Wellness Summit.¬†

  • New Discoveries in Eating Disorder Prevention & Recovery¬†on The Recovery Revealed Summit.¬†

  • Nourishing Mental Resilience In Kids: Why Food Matters and How To Avoid The Top Mistakes Most Well-Meaning Parents/Practitioners Make¬†on The Family Wellness SuperConference With Dr Marcus Chacos

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Professional Training Sessions

Nourishing Minds: Unraveling the gut-brain connection and leveraging nutrition for mental health 
Presented to the Mental Helth Professionals of Ottawa (MHPO) 

Nutrition And Caner: Our Role In Prevention.
Presented to Holistic Nutrition Professionals at the Candian Holistic Nutrition Annual Conference 

The Power Of Food: Meeting the Nutritional Needs Of Special Populations While Also Reducing Aggression, Mood Instability, Digestive Discomfort & Improving Sleep, Energy & Overall Health.
Full day Professional Development training workshops for community support workers, ECEs and social workers organized by the Tri-County Staff Training Committee, Windsor Ontario

Dietary Strategies That Influence Symtpoms of Autism, ADHD and Other Neurological Conditions In Children
Delivered to OTs, PTs, Dieticians and SLPs at the Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre (Children's Hospital Of Eastern Ontario)

Food, Mood, Behaviour & Learning: Another Way To Support Your Students. 
Professional development training for teachers in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.

Biological Stress, Associated Behaviours & Resolution Strategies
Presented to social workers and community support staff in collaboration with The Centre For Conscious Care

3 Myths About Healing Diets for ADHD, Autism & Anxiety and How To Foucs On What Matters. 
Presented online for the parent and professional community of Epidemic Answers.  


Favorite Discussion Topics

Family Health:
The 3 things keeping kids sick and parents frustrated…and the simple solutions for each! 

How food impacts brain health, cognition, learning and mood in children; Basic nutrition concepts that every busy family needs to know and the practical ways to apply them to help kids function their best. 

The Body/Brain Connection - Why it’s imperative to teach to our kids and how doing so can help them find true resilience. 

Feeling Better to Function Better! Why improving our childrens’ overall wellness eases the stress on the medical and education systems. 

My simple strategies for helping parents make confident choices and having productive, stress-free conversations around food, health, and parenting with their kids and community.

For Professionals:
How food impacts brain health, cognition, learning and mood in children; How to cultivate wellness by creating a culture of health in your organization/school/practice.

Media Bio

Jess Sherman is a distinguished Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner Board Certified in Practical Holistic Nutrition, who has pioneered an innovative approach to support children with learning differences and various mental health challenges.

With a global impact spanning over 44 countries, Jess has helped transform the lives of countless families by offering natural and safe strategies to manage conditions like ADHD, anxiety, and mood disorders. 

Her journey began as a high school teacher, where a startling revelation about the widespread medication of her students ignited her passion for holistic health. This led her to study Functional Nutrition,  and Attachment Parenting, and earn a Master's Degree in Education, equipping her with a unique blend of skills to address these issues at their roots.

Jess's bestselling book, "Raising Resilience," helps parents navigate the complexities of child nutrition, and as the host of the "Feeding Families" podcast and a regular guest and speaker, she offers accessible, natural strategies for child wellness to a global audience.

Jess has been a prominent figure in podcasts, summits, and conferences, reaching professionals across disciplines - from doctors to teachers, resonating with both professionals and parents alike.

She has been recognized with an award for clinical excellence in holistic nutrition and was featured as an expert speaker in the influential "The Future Of Health" series at the Mindshare Leadership Summit where she spoke about the challenges of raising resilient kids in a complex world.

Her unique convergence of nutrition, education, and holistic health makes Jess an invaluable resource in the quest to foster resilience and wellness in children worldwide.

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