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Supplements For Pediatric Health

Aug 13, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

As you know, I believe that a balanced, healthy diet and lifestyle can help your child to grow and thrive. While most nutrients should be obtained from whole, nutrient-dense foods, dietary supplements may be used when needs can’t be met through the diet or in cases of nutrient deficiencies. Below are some of the top-recommended supplements for children. In addition to these, consider giving your child a multivitamin and mineral supplement providing a broad-spectrum of nutrients to support general health. Supplements also come in a variety of forms, some of which children typically prefer, including powder, chewable tablets, gummies, orRead more …

Xmas Survival Guide For Moms

Nov 24, 2017 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

I LOVE THE HOLIDAYS!  – For those of you who don’t know me, my husband Dave and I have 5 children and as our family gets older it continues to grow, so now we are 9. Nothing makes me happier than to have the whole gang together.   When you have kids with special needs, Xmas can be an even busier and more tumultuous time. Depending on what your little ones (or big ones) are like, emotions can be running high with anticipation, sleep is in short supply thanks to late night get-togethers and the sugar is flowing – soRead more …

Holiday Shopping Ideas

Nov 23, 2017 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Looking for Xmas gift giving ideas that will help you and your loved ones move into the New Year with more knowledge about how to manage health with some consumable treats to help you get there?  I’ve compiled this list, to make your gift giving a little easier.   Click on the LIVE LINKs (in green) below for details and to purchase   I often just google recipes now and substitute healthier ingredients where required, but if you’re just starting out or like to sit down with a book that not only has recipes, but cooking tips and strategies, nothingRead more …

Turmeric Tea Latte

Nov 8, 2016 | Posted by in Blogs, Uncategorized | 0

You may or may not know this about me, but I practice what I preach.  In fact, I have never recommended anything that I would not do or consume myself.   I really don’t have a choice, managing my health is something that I just have to do.  Now that doesn’t mean that I eat perfectly all the time, in fact it’s quite the opposite.  I really enjoy chocolate, red wine and pizza!!   So, how do I strike a balance? – I Cleanse!   I embark on this ritual 3 times a year,  Winter, Spring, and Fall for 4 weeks each time. Read more …

The Missing Link… And How To Fix Gerd

Oct 17, 2016 | Posted by in Blogs, Uncategorized | 0

I recently attended the Integrative Healthcare Symposium in Toronto, Canada. It was a two-day event where 11 different health professionals ranging from a Neurologist, General Practitioners, Researchers and Naturopathic Doctors presented their findings and experiences with healing-oriented medicine that takes into account the whole person (mind, body and spirit). The audience was primarily medical doctors, some naturopaths and a few nutritionists and the primary topics were related to more ‘natural’ healing modalities such as meditation, yoga, nutrition and supplementation.   I spoke with some of the doctors and found that they shared one frustration: How do they educate and guideRead more …

The Gut/Brain Connection – A Two Way Street

Jan 21, 2014 | Posted by in Blogs, Uncategorized | 0

There are numerous examples of how the Gut and the Brain connect with one another both physically and comparatively.   We’re all familiar with the feeling of butterflies in the stomach before a stressful event, which is an example of emotions manifesting symptoms in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).   There is also a physical connection whereby the vagus nerve serves as a pathway for information transmitted from the brain to the gut and back again.      The following is a sampling of evidence-based material that helps to demonstrate how this connection can impact brain function. 1.  The enteric nervous system is sometimes referred toRead more …