Category Archives: Diet

Is Your Child Eating Their Way To Inflammation?

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Did you know that what happens in the digestive tract plays a big role in what happens on the skin and in the immune system as a whole? Many people say that the immune system lives in the gut – and there’s a good reason for that. Our digestive tract is where our body deals […]

Sensory Processing Disorder SPD – Sensory Diet

The sensory diet may prove  to be a great diet for any child. Upon first glance, it’s easy to assume that the word diet is food related. However in the Sensory Processing Disorder ( SPD ), I’ve come to see that this sensory diet is a diet of individualized activities catered to help a child […]

Are Omega-6s Causing Eczema Flare Ups?

omega 6s causing flare ups

We’ve all been hearing a lot about the importance of essential fatty acids and ‘good fats’. Foods like nuts, seeds, and oils have made headlines in health news about their endless benefits – but is there a chance they’re causing more harm than good? While essential fatty acids like omega-3s are critical for healthy brain […]

Packing Lunches For Kids With Special Diets

special diets

Allergies, paleo, plant-based, gluten sensitivities… these are just a few of the most common special diets that many parents have to work with as they pack school lunches every day. Sometimes it seems that we have more ‘no’ foods than ‘yes’ foods, and coming up with ways to nourish our kids while they’re at school […]