Gut health

How Diet Diversity Supports Gut Health Naturally

A healthy gut has so many benefits for digestive health, immune health, mood, behaviour and more. One of the easiest ways to support a healthy gut is looking at diet diversity. But what does a diverse diet look like, and how can we encourage our kids to eat a more diverse diet? Watch the video…

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How Microbiome Testing & Stool Tests Can Assess Gut Health

Gut health is a hot topic right now. But how can you assess the health of the gut? The two most common types of testing are CDSA, or stool testing, and microbiome testing. Each form of testing has its own benefits and uses. So let’s take a closer look at how they work and which…

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The Rise Of Eczema, Asthma, Autism, ADHD And Allergies In Children

Does your child have asthma, eczema, allergies, autism or ADHD? These childhood conditions have been increasing significantly over recent years. But why is it so common to see atopic conditions, neurodevelopmental conditions and allergies in children? There isn’t one simple answer because these conditions are complex and have many contributing factors. But there are steps…

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A Holistic Approach To Treating Worms In Kids

One of the joys of parenting is dealing with worms in kids. Most kids will pick up worms from daycare or school at some point, which can often lead to infection of the whole family! Worms are often fairly harmless for most people, other than causing some unpleasant symptoms. But others can experience chronic infections…

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Natural Solutions For Healing Leaky Gut In Kids

‘Leaky gut’ is often thrown around by health practitioners. ‘Increased intestinal permeability’ is a fancy term that doctors refer to in relation to the gut lining. What you might not know is that these two things are the same. But what is it, and how do you deal with leaky gut in kids? Watch the…

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What Is A Low FODMAP Diet, And Could It Help Your Child?

You may or may not have heard of a low FODMAP diet. If you have heard of it, it’s likely that you have a lot of questions about it! I’m often asked if a low FODMAP diet will help with a child’s gut issues, or even other childhood conditions. Many parents are also interested in…

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Does Your Child Have Loose Bowels? Here Are Some Tips To Help

Loose bowels and diarrhoea might not seem like a big deal. Most children will experience them at some point, especially after a course of antibiotics. But over time, loose bowel movements can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other imbalances. Any changes to bowel movements – whether it’s a shift to loose movements or more towards…

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Natural Ways To Relieve Constipation In Children

Constipation is one of the most common digestive complaints that kids experience. But constipation isn’t just an uncomfortable poo every now and then. When it comes to constipation in children, it can become a vicious cycle that affects their wellbeing. The good news is that there are some easy steps you can take to address…

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Why An Elimination Diet Is Not The Answer To Your Child’s Health Issues

An elimination diet is often recommended by a variety of health practitioners for different symptoms. Digestive issues like constipation, diarrhoea and bloating might improve with an elimination diet. They can also help with skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, and even benefit those with asthma and hayfever. But over time, elimination diets can become…

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