Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamins and Minerals? A Guide to Testing for Nutritional Deficiencies (Part 3 – Iron)

Could your child have an iron deficiency? Iron deficiency is very common in kids, especially in infants and teen girls. Read on for the signs of […]

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What You Need to Know About Lead Exposure in Children

Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal that can be found in a variety of sources. Lead exposure is often associated with lead paint or high […]

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Failure to Thrive in Babies/Toddlers Eating Solid Foods

If your baby has failure to thrive please read the first part of this blog post at: What to do if your child drops on their […]

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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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Iron-rich foods for kids and infants

Between 9 and 15 months of age most children are screened for iron-deficiency with a toe or finger prick test. Why are they torturing your little […]

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