Healthy Living

Proper nutrition is vital to the welfare of our children. HFCS needs to be eliminated from our diets. Did you know that it’s a major cause of dementia? Read on… – Andi by Mark Hyman, MD IF YOU CAN’T CONVINCE THEM, CONFUSE THEM. —Harry Truman The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of

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Whole Grains Reduce Mineral Absorption If you can find the time, read the whole article at http://www.curetoothdecay.com/Tooth_Decay/whole_grains_cause_tooth_decay.htm It is very informative. The condensed version is below, as shortened by Christy. After the article, I have support materials to help you find the products that he mentions is … ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view

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Thyroid & Down Syndrome Go Hand in Hand The symptoms of low thyroid hormone are very similar to characteristics of DS. They include (but aren’t limited to) slow growth, delayed development, (the appearance of) an enlarged tongue, low muscle tone, dry skin and constipation.   Since it is hypothesized that most everyone with Down synd…

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EGCG Green Tea Extract For Memory I had been giving Jett green tea extract for a while and didn’t see any change. Turns out, I had missed the fact that the dosage on the bottle was for TWO capsules. So, I was only giving him a half a dose for the longest time (5mg/per kg)

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Longvida Curcumin

Longvida Curcumin Longvida Curcumin is one of my favorite supplements that Jett takes (as well as the whole family). I saw positive results in Jett very quickly — in fact, at 8 months old, he said his first meaningful word: “water,” four days after starting LC!   Other parents have also reported significant improvements in

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Movement is important for our children. Studies show that getting the body moving gets the brain working much better. In fact, BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) — one of the most potent healing compounds in the brain — is released during exercise. Aerobic activity in typical seniors has been shown to stop brain shrinkage and boost

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You can muscle test your child to see if she or he can tolerate supplements (or a mixture of supplements) or foods that you are interested in before he even tries it. Muscle testing is available at some chiropractors, naturopaths, NAET practitioners and integrated medicine practitioners. Here’s a video from a Kinesiologist who explains what

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Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are actually good for your health, especially your digestive system. Bacteria is often thought of as something that causes disease, but your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. Probiotics are

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For Jett’s lunch, I keep it simple and I haven’t gotten any complaints. His drink container is the durable,  nontoxic, steel Foogo straw cup that has silicone on the upper part of the straw and I buy this silicone straw that replaces the plastic one that comes with it. (I do cut the straw to

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This was Jett’s one hour “workout” at age 4 that he did with a local teen, Kiana, in the summer. It includes activities that target four major areas: active/heart, legs, arms/weight bearing, relaxing and brain stimulating activities… The “read book” was a different Spanish/English book with the vocabulary. (The teen was bilingual.) You could subs…

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