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How does our gut affect our brain?
When I work with families on their children's health, I always work with the gut-brain connection and bring in the link to the immune system too. The gut includes everyone from mouth to bottom, and also the liver. The brain also includes the central nervous...

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ADHD – what else could it be?
There are so many ways changing diet can help with behaviour issues, or even with diagnosed ADHD.  In this article, I am going to focus on conditions that mimic ADHD, and give you an understanding of how some diet and lifestyle interventions can resolve ADHD-like...

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How to create healthy sleep habits
Sleep. Until you have to do without it, you don’t realise how good it is. If your child isn’t a great sleeper, you can go years and years without a decent night’s sleep. For the parents, this can get frustrating and pretty taxing, emotionally and...

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New habits for a new happier term
Get the uniforms ready, check for mouldy lunch boxes in the school bags, and brush everyone’s hair – it’s time to go back to school. The start of a new term is a good time to start some new habits. Improving behaviour and mood is...

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Organic food and children’s behaviour
Have you ever thought that organic food is too expensive? What if I told you that your child’s mood and behaviour can be improved, just by making the switch from conventionally grown food to organically grown food? I think most families would like to improve...

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Is yoghurt good for you?
Yoghurt is a traditional food which has been enjoyed for thousands of years.  It is made by fermenting milk, with certain bacteria or ‘cultures’. Fermenting the milk changes the sugar in the milk, the lactose, into lactic acid.  Plain yoghurt will have a tart or sharp...

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