Archive for the ‘Growth & Weight Gain Concerns’ Category
GAPS Diet from the Book “Gut and Psychology Syndrome” by Dr. Campbell-McBride MD
Book "Gut and Psychology Syndrome"

The GAPS diet is a comprehensive gastrointestinal healing protocol developed by Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, a neurologist and nutritionist who specializes in healing of issues like autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and schizophrenia by treating the root cause of many of these disorders: compromised gut health. Dr Natasha Campbell–McBride works with hundreds of children and [Read more...]

How much fat should my baby or toddler be eating?

Nutrition Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers: Healthy Fats and Foods vs Media Hype and Commercial Foods There is a lot of misinformation out there about correct nutrition for kids. A few examples include: fats (critically important!), soy (terrible!), and vegan diets (terrible!). Some of the reasons for this misinformation include that pediatricians only spend 1 [Read more...]

Stimulating growth and weight gain in toddlers small for their age

Q: We just started following the GAPS diet for weight gain in my daughter as she is just bones and is at the very low end of the weight charts for her age. She is 3 and still wears 18 mo clothing.  Since going on the GAPS diet she has gained 1.5 lbs. A: Have [Read more...]

Soy and the Vegan Diet

Soy is NOT a health food. It has powerful estrogen like effects and is harmful especially to infants and children. You should NEVER feed soy to your children. The scientific research on this topic is shocking and disturbing and include failure of penis to grow, lower sperm count, early puberty (2-8 y.o), thyroid disease, cancers, [Read more...]

Is Organic Worth it for Your Toddler?

Is Organic Worth it for Your Toddler? The Great Organic Debate By Dr. Jordin Rubin To eat organic or not to eat organic? That’s the question. So let’s take a closer look. First off, organic food is produced by farmers who use renewable resources and conserve soil and water to sustain a quality environment for [Read more...]