nutrition

Dos and Don’ts for Helping Your Anxious Child Eat Healthier

June 11, 2013

Turn healthy eating into a way of life with these Dos and Don't for helping your anxious child eat healthier and be happier!
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Is the Nutritional Craze Hurting Your Anxious Child?

May 21, 2013

Low-fat, reduced-calorie, gluten-free -- read on to help ensure your anxious child is not suffering from the world's obsession with nutrition.
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6 Ways Science Shows Nutrition Can Help Child Anxiety

March 6, 2013

Groundbreaking research proves that what children with anxiety eat impacts their ability to cope with stress in a positive way. Learn 6 ways science shows nutrition can help child anxiety.
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What Sugar and Caffeine Really Do to Your Anxious Child’s Brain

January 29, 2013

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You know your child well enough to be able to detect and ward off many potential triggers for anxiety attacks. Sometimes, though, your child may seem more anxious than usual without any obvious cause. Sugar and caffeine are likely culprits. This article explains how sugar and caffeine can be anxiety-provoking, and how you can help your child limit them.

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How to Deal with Anxious Kids and Holiday Treats (without Being a Scrooge)

December 19, 2012

Saying “no” to the mounds of holiday treats may be a must for anxious kid, but it can also back fire big time. Take a few tips from a parent who has been there, done that, and found a happy treat medium for the holidays or any day of the year.
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Feed them Calm: The Role of Nutrition in Your Child’s Anxiety – Part Two

October 14, 2012

Nutrition can have a powerful impact on your child's anxiety and their ability to cope with stress. Learn what research has shown can help calm their anxiety and some surprising things may be making it worse. Part two of two.
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Feed them Calm: The Role of Nutrition in Your Child’s Anxiety – Part One

October 13, 2012

Nutrition can have a powerful impact on your child's anxiety and their ability to cope with stress. Learn what research has shown can help calm their anxiety and some surprising things may be making it worse. Part one of two.
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Getting Active May Relieve Anxiety, Depression in Kids

September 7, 2012

With child obesity on the rise, parents are wondering how they can protect their kids from developing unhealthy eating habits that can lead to lasting physical repercussions. But some parents don't realize how obesity affects the brain. Besides potentially hurting their self-esteem, being dangerously overweight can put children at risk for a host of mental health disorders.
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Common Food Sensitivities and How They Impact Childhood Anxiety

August 12, 2012

Do you feel like you have tried everything and still can't figure out how to help your child with anxiety? The answer may be in your child's diet. Undiagnosed food allergies and sensitivities are thought to be increasing in numbers, and anxiety and depression sit at the top of the list of symptoms.
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The Relationship Between Sugar and Childhood Anxiety

July 30, 2012

Could sugar be a major culprit when it comes to your child's anxiety? Sugar comes in various forms and is not always easy to identify when reading ingredient labels. Learn about the relationship between sugar consumption and anxiety, and what you can do to ensure that your child's diet is not contributing to their struggle with anxiety.
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