Tag Archive for: gut health

Seasonal allergy smoothie
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Allergy fighting smoothie

This delicious smoothie is full of nutrients that help flight your seasonal allergies and reduce your allergy symptoms.  It is rich in vitamin c and quercetin, both of which are natural antihistamines.  It is also antioxidant,…
Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development
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Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development

Mouth breathing is a very common habit, present in more than 50 percent of children. It is caused by airway obstruction or small airway size. Common risk factors include swollen adenoids and tonsils or a blocked, stuffy nose. Breathing through…
Omega-3's for conception, pregnancy
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Omega-3’s for conception, pregnancy and a healthy baby

Omega-3's are typically recommended for helping maintaining a healthy heart, reducing inflammation in conditions such as arthritis and supporting the nervous system for mood disorders.  But did you know that these essential fatty acids…
What foods are good for children with constipation
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What foods are good for children with constipation?

It is such a common question - What foods are good for children with constipation? Constipation in kids is quite common, and while it usually doesn't have a serious cause, it is important to resolve it promptly to prevent the problem becoming…
Iron deficiency in children and adults
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Iron deficiency in children and adults

Iron deficiency in children and adults is very common and this is predominately due to poor intake of iron rich foods. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics states 40% of females aged 14 to 18 do not eat adequate amounts of iron rich…
Notella - a healthy chocolate hazelnut spread
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Notella – a healthy chocolate hazelnut spread

Nutella is marketed as a cool breakfast food and delicious snack for kids and adults. While it has a cult like following, I don't think anyone is fooled by the idea is it healthy and there are many good reasons to swap the Nutella for my…
Gummies
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Orange Gummies – Gut healing

These yummy orange gummies are packed with immune boosting vitamin c and gut healing gelatin. They are also a great way to get your kids taking their nutritional supplements without any fuss. They might even help you make them! My orange…
Gut health apples pectin
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Stewed apples with cinnamon and flaxseed

Stewed apples with cinnamon and flaxseed are exceptionally good for your gut health. Adding a few extra ingredients to create stewed apples with cinnamon and flaxseed is a great way to increase easily digestible fibre.  They also…