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In this explosive podcast, yogi and functional nutrition practitioner Deepa Kannan tells us some amazing things about color and tradition such as:
- The connection between Blue and Purple foods and Attention
- The beauty of Popeye as a cartoon character 🙂 and
- The four non-negotiables at every meal!
What does genetic susceptibility mean? And what can you do about it? Have you heard the saying: Genes load the gun but the environment pulls the trigger?
Learn about some amazing epigenetic foods that can modulate genetic expression, and listen to the second part of Dr. Erica Peirson’s interview where she discusses her two non-negotiables.
Something as simple as pooping (or likely not pooping) has far reaching root causes that a bandaid like Miralax does not even begin to fix.
Take a peek into the lens of an expert, Dr. Erica Peirson, a renowned Pediatric Naturopathic Doctor, with a global practice.
If you have listened to all the possible ways you can help focus, how many times has someone told you that your child might be plain old bored? Even if you think your child has a low IQ? Even if you think your child doesn’t quite get what he/she is taught?
Listen in to learn Vaish’s 4 magic ways of finding if fixing boredom can reinstate your child’s focus!
Snacking is the primary means we use to address dips in our children’s blood sugar, even if we don’t always consciously think about this.
Learn about snacking from a functional perspective: how can a good snack be the difference between a regulated and a dys-regulated child?
Movement is a BASIC, a non-negotiable, a fundamental food of the brain.
As we talk about Focus, Attention, Hyperactivity and Energy this season, join Kathy Shean Jones, NeuroMovement Practitioner and myself to understand what movement therapy is, and what it isn’t. Hint: Do hear this even if you think your child is moving well.
Is Sugar a necessity, a toxin, or a superfood? Is it really that addictive?
This podcast examines sugar from the lens of two conditions that children are increasingly experiencing:
PICKY EATING and Lack of FOCUS / HYPERACTIVITY.
Check in to hear about how sugar can impact a child already struggling with these symptoms.
Food is not the sum total of its macronutrients. In fact, some biologists think it is appropriate to think of food as behaving as a hormone in our body.
We look at 5 examples to peek at dramatic changes in health and behavior from simply changing food habits.
This is the introductory podcast to this series on using food and nutrition to impact behavior, physiology and biochemistry, especially in children.