Children only get one chance to build strong bones! As parents, it is our job to make sure they have to right tools to build strong bones. Children who get adequate calcium will enter adulthood with the strongest bones possible.
Since the early 2000s, the prevalence of food allergies in children has increased by 50% and peanut/tree allergies has more than TRIPLED! To help reduce the prevalence of this allergy, the American Academy of Pediatrics has some new guildelines of when to introduce this to your infant! Learn more:
Breakfast is referred to as “the most important meal of the day” and this is especially true for toddlers! Their little bodies have been asleep (hopefully ) for 10-12 hours so this is the meal that sets them up for their day.
In the world of nutrition, new health claims on product packaging are becoming more and more prevalent. Terms like: gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO, organic, etc. However, biodynamic was not a term I was familiar with at the time.
I was honestly pretty unsure on how to introduce solids to Jaxon when he first started. Sure, I knew a lot about functional nutrition. But I knew nothing about how to translate that into a safe way to feed this tiny little human.
The right types of fat and quantity are important for development and healthy functioning. Getting enough healthy fats is essential for growth and development. Young kids, in particular, need enough fat in their diet to help the brain and nervous system develop normally.
Carrots are a particularly good source of fiber, vitamin K, potassium, and antioxidants! Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A promotes good vision and is important for growth, development, and immune function (all things little humans need)! Despite their name- “baby carrots” are actuallyContinue reading “BLW: How to Serve Carrots”
When it came to baby food, avocado was one I was so excited to feed Jax! Avocado is a great fruit for the health of your baby’s… …and is a good food option if your baby suffers from colic.
Having a sick little one is the absolute worst thing ever. Jax is currently 5 months old and we are experiencing our first battle with the constantly changing weather. Yesterday was in the 40s, today the 80s, tomorrow back to the 40s… As a nutritionist, my LAST line of defense is traditional medication. I feelContinue reading “Natural Baby Cold Remedy”