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What To Do If Your Child Gets a Tick Bite

(UPDATED May 9, 2019) As the weather warms up and summer approaches, many of us are getting excited for weekend family hikes, outdoor BBQs and camping trips. I know I am! But unfortunately, with the great outdoors, comes the not-so-glamorous reality that there are lots of creepy

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Mindfulness for Kids

Mindfulness and Kids. Words that don’t seem to go together naturally. But now, more than ever, as our children and teenagers are facing an epidemic of anxiety, we need to help our kids make mindfulness an EASY and EVERYDAY part of their lives. Before we can do

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My Secret Weapon Against the Flu: Fermented Foods!

Kimchi

What’s my secret weapon against the flu??? KIMCHI! And it’s not just because I’m Korean! Researchers found that kimchi, a spicy fermented Korean cabbage, was effective in PREVENTING and KILLING the influenza virus! This is what researchers from the Korea Food Research Institute and the World Institute

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E. coli: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Kids Healthy

E. coli

What’s there not to love about a crunchy, delicious Caesar salad topped with shredded chicken, avocado, and cherry tomatoes? E. coli – that’s what… By now you’ve hopefully read the recent CDC warnings about a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC or E. coli

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How to Detoxify When Air Pollution is High

[Updated October 30, 2019] It is with a heavy heart that yet again, for the 3rd year in a row, I am writing about how to keep children and families safe and healthy through our tragic California fire season. My heart goes out to the many families

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Top 10 Ways to Safely Detox Your Child

Why is safe detoxification so important for your child? Over 50% of our kids are currently diagnosed with a chronic condition – whether it’s eczema, asthma, allergies, ADHD, autism, anxiety, autoimmune illness, cancer, or some other disease. Yup – you heard me right. OVER 1 in 2

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Allergies 101: Lower Your Child’s Allergy Bucket

Spring has sprung! Trees are in full bloom. Gorgeous cherry blossoms and wisteria are filling the air with their beautiful scent – and filling our noses and eyes with their, aah-aaah-aaaachooo! Pollen! For allergy sufferers like me and my daughter, this is not a fun time. You

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Allergies 102: Take Control Of Your Child’s Allergies, Naturally!

10 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Allergy Symptom, Naturally! Now that you’ve figured out what your child is allergic to and how to lower their allergy bucket as I talked about in my last blog post, Allergies 101: Lower Your Child’s Allergy Bucket, it’s time to learn

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How to Have a Healthy, Happy Holiday

We’ve all been there. You can’t wait for winter vacation to begin! You’re getting on a plane to visit grandma and the kid’s new baby cousin. But it’s cold and flu season, and the passenger right behind you is sneezing and sniffling the whole ride over while you

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3-Part FB Live Series: Gut Health & Kids

FB Live: Gut Health & Kids

All health starts in the gut, which is why I decided to do a 3-Part Facebook Live series ALL about gut health and your child. Here’s the lineup for the 3-part FB Live all about gut health:   Wednesday 11/29 4:30pm PST: Foundations for a Healthy Gut

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