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My breastfed baby has bad gas and skin rashes. Is it the dairy and gluten I’m eating?

Q: I am breastfeeding and my baby has had many issues such as rashes and gas, bad gas. We figured out the rashes were a gluten sensitivity in my breast milk because when I gave up gluten and the rashes went away. I am currently avoiding all dairy to see if that solves the gas [Read more…]

Healthy Snacks for Toddlers Over 12 Months
Healthy Snack Images

Q: What are some healthy toddler snacks? My 14 month old is obsessed with Goldfish! A: So happy to hear that you’re looking for healthy snack options! Those Goldfish are a total disaster for toddlers, especially those under 24 months. Yet our schools keep serving them to kids as if it were a super snack [Read more…]

Making home made infant formula for babies sensitive to dairy formula
Ingredients for making healthy infant formula

Q: I cannot breast feed, and my baby is allergic or sensitive to dairy infant formula from the store, and I heard soy formula is dangerous. What’s the next best option? A: Please read this page in FULL and you will find out some great suggestions including videos and recipes! 1) Join Yahoo Health Group of [Read more…]

Natural Remedies for Constipation and Eczema in Infants and Young Kids

Constipation Age 0-6 months: If breastfed, mother should drink pear/apple/or prune juice as it passes through breast milk. Also, mom could try removing commonly constipating foods (which pass through breastmilk) like dairy, wheat gluten, and soy. Mom and baby should take probiotics and make sure her gut is healthy. Leaky gut in mom could result [Read more…]

Can Raw Goat Milk Formula help babies with eczema, asthma, colic, and constipation?

Yes, homemade raw goat milk formula help babies with eczema, asthma, colic, or intestinal problems like constipation!  In fact, the reason I discovered this amazing formula is namely because my baby reacted so horribly to any traces of dairy (in my diet) while I was breastfeeding. She’d have hours of screaming fits and would break [Read more…]

Top 20 Nutrient Rich Healthy Foods for Kids
Missing Nutrients and Vitamins in Children's diets

Q: I’m not sure if my 3 year old child is getting enough vitamins in his diet.  Are there any common vitamin deficiencies in kids I should look out for? What foods contain a lot of vitamins? A:  The most common nutrient deficiencies found in children in the US are Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin [Read more…]

How to get fussy eaters to eat nutrient dense food
fussy eater

Question: I have a 3 yr old and his dentist is telling me that he has serious cavities and needs to be put under anesthesia to have fillings done. I have trying my best to remineralize his teeth by feeding him better foods such as those listed in Rami Nagel’s book Cure Tooth Decay, but [Read more…]

How to Get Picky Eaters to Eat Veggies
higding veggie purees inside their food

How do you get a “Picky Eater” to eat veggies? If your child is a “picky eater” and not willing to eat his veggies or veggie soup, then you are most likely a very frustrated parent! How did this happen? Research shows that when infants and toddlers are introduced to refined or processed foods like [Read more…]

Is Organic Worth it for Your Toddler?
organic local veggies

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 future generations. Even though it’s future-minded, going [Read more…]