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What type of magnesium is best for children?
One of the first supplements I will prescribe for children with all sorts of issues is magnesium. Why do I prescribe magnesium? Magnesium is a relaxing nutrient, so it’s really good for sleep.  Lots of things disrupt sleep in children: food allergies neurotransmitter imbalance anxiety...

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Child aggression and diet
You know when your child has issues with aggression. There will be biting, kicking and hitting. Not only will this happen within your own family, but also at school and preschool. And it sucks to be the parent of the biter.  Even if preschool staff...

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Rainbow chart
Get your kids excited about eating a rainbow by sticking this chart up on the fridge! Get them to tick off every day when they eat fruit and vegetables of different colours.
The 12 super foods of Christmas
  People always worry about eating healthily at Christmas, and some people just write off the whole month and think about being healthy again sometime in late January. I’m here to tell you, it doesn’t need to be that way! Eating healthily is not about...

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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 connection is so vital between the gut and the brain, that really, it is easier to consider them...

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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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