Blue eyed toddler dressed in jacket and bow tie. Toddler immune support.
    January 30, 2017
    Best Natural Ways to Support Your Toddler’s Immune System This Winter

    Toddler Immune Support At birth, babies are given the gift of many of their mother’s immunities that she has built up over her years of training. As a mother (or father) your gift doesn’t …

    Sad child rejecting food. Could this be due to a food reaction?
    July 11, 2016
    Food Reactions: Allergy, Intolerance or Food Sensitivity?

    Understanding Food Reactions When it comes to adverse food reactions, the terms allergy, intolerance and sensitivity are often used interchangeably (and incorrectly!). Here we demystify the language s…

    Toddler in colorful shirt and bib at the prime age for recurrent ear infections.
    June 20, 2016
    Recurrent Ear Infections and Dietary Triggers

    Ear infections (aka otitis media, acute otitis media, or AOM for short) can be common in children – and when they become chronic it affects the whole family. By the age of three, it’s reported tha…

    Powdered Infant formula being spooned into a glass baby bottle.
    June 8, 2016
    Formula 101: Infant Formula De-mystified

    While exclusive breastfeeding is recommended up to 6 months of age, it’s reported that only 19% of American mothers exclusively breastfeed at this time. The majority of US families will use formula …

    Little girl eating ice cream. Does dairy contribute to childhood gut health?
    March 7, 2016
    Childhood Gut Health: Facts and Fiction

    Let’s take a look at common misconceptions and offer a fresh perspective on children’s gut health for parents. Here are three childhood gut health myths that need to be busted. MYTH 1: Lactos…

    Discrete image of a child using the toilet. As parents, understanding poop is a great tool to understanding gut health.
    March 3, 2016
    Understanding Poop: What Your Child’s Poop Can Tell You About Gut Health

    For parents looking to get a better handle on their child’s gut health, the bathroom is a good place to start! Poop will vary from child to child and day to day depending on what they eat, but the s…

    Happy little girl eating a peach to boost gut health and behavior.
    February 18, 2016
    Boost Happiness by Boosting Gut Health

    Recent research is starting to reveal that what we call a “gut feeling” is more than just an expression. In addition to influencing digestion and immune function, research is demonstrating that gu…

    Young boy wearing a crown made of asparagus and eating a spear. A diet rich in fruits and vegetable promotes gut health in kids.
    February 9, 2016
    Better Gut Health for Kids: How Diet Can Promote A Healthy Microbiome

    Gut health is a hot topic for adults right now – with supplements, probiotics and even fermented food inching toward the mainstream. But gut health is important for children too. From a young age, c…