Children's Health

Laying the Foundations for a Healthier, Brighter Future

Getting the right nutrition during childhood is incredibly important, and unfortunately, this is something many parents struggle with. It can be difficult to get children to eat a nutrient dense diet on a regular basis. Perhaps they are intolerant to certain foods or are just fussy eaters. Either way, this can often result in diet deficiencies which can affect both their growth and development, and their future health and well-being.

Health Articles

Digestive Health in Children

If you think that digestive problems like uncomfortable gas and bloating are limited to adults, think again. Just as the dietary habits of children are increasing their risk of developing diseases typically reserved for adults (especially type 2 diabetes), living on drive-through dinners and processed foods have also boosted the caseload of kids with gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea and ir...

Do Children Really Need Supplements?

According to WebMD.com, children who are not eating a healthy diet – a mix of fruits, veggies, dairy, whole grains and protein – are the ones most in need of a multivitamin. (Ref. 1) These include... Picky eaters who refuse the nutrient-dense foods on their plates. Children who don’t have access to regular, well-balanced meals, and tend to eat on the go. Children who play a lot of sports or ...

Top 10 Tips to Get Your Children to Eat More Vegetables

Did you know that vegetable intake during childhood predicts vegetable intake into adulthood? The more children eat vegetables now, the better their diet will be for life! However, it is easier said than done and it seems getting children to eat their veggies is one of those common parenting challenges. A press release by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) showed that around 9...