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How Does the Baby’s Brain Develop?

How Does the Baby’s Brain Develop?

I like to  think of brain development by using the analogy of an iceberg. Behavior and academics, how well students perform in school, and how they behave, is what the parent and teacher sees. However, there is so much that underlines it. Like an iceberg, we are only...
Anxiety in Children

Anxiety in Children

April 2022   Something that I have noticed that has become a huge issue, at least for the children in the US, is an increase in anxiety.  It is such a problem that this school year they have even included wellness or sensory rooms in the schools.  Although I...
It’s NOT “Just a Little bit”

It’s NOT “Just a Little bit”

It’s NOT just a little I too often see children being given treats, whether in school, at an event, or by a grandparent. The most common justification is, “its only just a little bit.”  Well, if you think about the life of a child, they are getting access to a...

Tummy Troubles?

I remember when Joshua was 3 and his belly really protruded.  I didn’t know why, but I knew it wasn’t right.  I asked the pediatrician if it could be celiac, but she said that he would be very sick and in a lot of pain.  However, she didn’t have an alternative...
KPU

KPU

 One of the most known genetic mutations in relation to zinc deficiency is Kryptopyrroluria, which causes a combined zinc and B6 deficiency and creates negative effects in the body and brain. Charles Krebs, PhD describes it best in his book Nutrition for the Brain:...
Mineral Balancing

Mineral Balancing

Mineral Balancing Minerals are one of the most essential components from which our body is made.  They are involved in so many systems and processes in our body including the formation of bones and teeth, they are a component of body fluids and tissues, make hormones,...