Archive for the ‘Kids’ Nutrition’ Category
2
Dec
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…]

29
Nov
Healthy Kids Snacks by Beyond Organic

Are you looking for truly healthy, delicious, and convenient snacks for your kids? I’ve been looking for “Real Food” snacks and beverages that I can easily pack in my child’s lunchbox, but the choices at the health food store are too often simply “healthy junk food”. Beyond Organic Foods and Snacks Provide Great Nutrition for [Read more…]

6
Oct
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…]

6
Oct
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…]

30
Sep
Do I have to vaccinate my child for school in FL?

No! I bet you your child’s school told you that you HAD to get your child vaccinated, right? Wrong. Where I live in Florida (and in most states), parents are allowed to completely OPT OUT of vaccines via a “religious exemption from vaccines” from the Immunization Department, which allows either complete or partial vaccine exemption. However, no [Read more…]

30
Sep
How to get a vaccine exemption form for your child’s school
Opt out of vaccines and flu shots

UPDATE May 2014: If you’ve done your research and decided that you will NOT be giving your child any vaccines or only SOME vaccines, then CONGRATULATIONS on making a great decision! Now, you’ll need to obtain a “vaccine exemption form” (religious waver) from the Immunization Department so you can give it to your child’s school [Read more…]

31
Aug
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…]

30
Jun
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…]

29
Jun
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…]

19
Jun
Difference between Cow Milk and Goat Milk

Q: What are the differences between Cow Milk and Goat Milk? A: Goat Milk vs Cow Milk •  Nutrient content of goat milk is slightly less than cow milk but goat milk is more digestible because the fat molecules are one-fifth the size of those from cow milk — making it easily tolerated by those [Read more…]