Healthy Lifestyle

Ingredient Reading 101

Are you unsure about what foods are really healthy and what foods are not? You are not alone. Grocers line the shelves with natural, organic, low carb, low fat, gluten free, and many other types of foods – it’s all so confusing.

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The Importance of Nutrition

Do you eat to live or live to eat? “You are what you eat” is more that just a catchy phrase your mother used to get you to eat right. It’s a profound truth. From the Stone Age to the Industrial Age, people have recognized the healthful properties of certain foods.

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What is ADHD?

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also known as ADD or Attention Deficit Disorder; these terms will be used interchangeably here. Both ADHD and ADD possess a collection of traits reflecting a child’s inborn, neurologically based temperament.

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Solutions for Behaviour

You’ve just received a call. It’s your child’s school and he’s gotten in trouble again for disrupting class. You have the infamous talk, his behaviour mildly improves for a short moment until your phone starts ringing again. Is it really bad behaviour or just bad nutrition?

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Organic vs. Non-Organic

A growing number of consumers, and especially those dealing with chronic illness, are switching to organic food. A key motivation for consumers doing this is a simple belief that it’s better for them. But is it true that there are health benefits to eating organic food?

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Soya and Wheat Allergy

It is estimated that up to 43% of babies who are allergic to cow’s milk develop an allergy to soya when given soy based infant formulas. Wheat is the grain most commonly reported to cause allergic reactions; it is also the most common grain in the western diet.

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Allergy 101

The symptoms of an allergic reaction are caused by chemicals produced by your child’s immune system in its attempt to protect the body from a foreign invader. Why will one child have an allergic response and another child none?

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