Kids nutrition

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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How The MTHFR Gene Can Affect Your Kid’s Health

What on earth is the MTHFR gene, and why is it important to understand? You might have seen the term around on social media, but never quite understood it. Maybe some of the MTHFR symptoms you’ve come across sound familiar. Or maybe you or one of your children has been given a result, and you…

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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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Have A Hyperactive Child? How To Manage Hyperactivity Naturally

Are you juggling a hyperactive child? Parents often tell me that they wish they could have their child’s energy! Kids are naturally energetic, and usually moreso when we want them to calm down. But a hyperactive child is more than just energetic. They will often have trouble sleeping, fidget and have issues with keeping still.…

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Do You Have A Tired Child? Common Causes Of Fatigue In Kids

It’s perfectly normal for kids to be exhausted sometimes. But if you’re dealing with a consistently tired child, it might be time to investigate why. If you’re not sure, it’s always best to have your child checked by a doctor. But I find that often the cause of fatigue is found in a child’s diet…

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Anxiety In Children – A Naturopathic Approach

According to Beyond Blue, 1 in 14 kids between 4-17 will experience an anxiety disorder. Many more will experience the feeling of anxiety at some point during childhood. Anxiety tends to occur during times of change. Experiences like going back to school, moving from primary school to high school and travel can lead to symptoms…

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The Foundations Of Healthy Food For Kids

Nutrition and diet can be over complicated these days. But it doesn’t have to be complex. That’s why I want to take it back to the basics of choosing healthy food for kids. When you get the foundation right, it makes a massive impact on every area of your child’s health. Watch the video below…

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Keeping Your Kids Healthy Over Christmas – 10 Simple Tips

Keeping your kids healthy over Christmas can be a struggle. Everyone has end of year events like concerts and Christmas parties. These celebrations mean lots of junk food, sugar and additives for your kids, which is not a good mix! So it’s good to think about realistic ways to navigate this time of year. Watch…

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Feeding Picky Eaters? Easy Ways To Sneak Extra Nutrition In

Feeding picky eaters is one of the most common challenges that parents can face. It can make mealtimes a nightmare, but it can also raise concerns about whether your fussy eater is getting enough nutrients. Kids have a higher demand for nutrients compared to adults, as they are still growing. But when it comes to…

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