Children 5-12 Archives - Page 4 of 8 - Naturopathic Pediatrics

Could a special diet help your child’s tummy aches? (Low FODMAP diet for IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder that affects children and adults. It is estimated that 5-20% of children may develop IBS, with symptoms […]

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Should your family try an anti-inflammatory (AI) diet?

While gluten-free and casein-free (dairy-free) are terms that many people are now familiar with, it is not always clear why and when to avoid these foods […]

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MTHFR: The Link Between ADD/ADHD, Folate, and Genetics

Attention Deficit Disorders: Do Genetics Play a Role? ADD and ADHD are some of the most common health issues in childhood, with ADHD affecting approximately 11% […]

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7 tips to improve your child’s iron status (without supplementation!)

Iron is an essential nutrient, and one that many parents worry about. Current recommendations are to offer iron-rich foods as early as 4-6 months to ensure […]

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What’s In Your Child’s Multivitamin??

People take multivitamins because they are supposedly healthy. While I regularly prescribe vitamins and supplements for specific reasons, I do not recommend that everybody take a […]

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Top 10 Avoidable Physical Dangers for Kids

As a naturopathic doctor, I don’t see a lot of emergency cases. Parents tend to know when they need to go to the ER, so I […]

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