Is Your Child’s Brain Lacking Nutrients? Learn How Nutrient Deficiency Can Impact Learning & Behaviour

Nutritional deficiencies are often overlooked when addressing the causes and treatment of childhood disorders like dyslexia, ADHD and other brain disorders. The idea that certain key vitamins, minerals or fats could wreak such havoc on your child may seem preposterous. Yet extensive research over the last several decades has revealed irrefutable research that certain nutrients…

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Is Your Child’s Gut Health Affecting their Brain?

Is Your Child’s Gut Health Messing with Their Brain? One of the unique characteristics of children who suffer from childhood disorders such as dyslexia, ADHD, learning disabilities and autism spectrum is that they often suffer from other more subtle signs of a poor functioning immune system. Immune health is reflective of brain health because both…

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Using Movement So Your Child Can Better Learn & Behave!

You have heard thousands of times how movement is good for circulation and heart health, but many parents are surprised to hear about the significant impact that movement–specific movements–can have on improving their child’s ability to stay calm, focused and to effectively learn. Problems with Fine & Gross Motor Skills Poor coordination, balance, fine motor…

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How a Disorganized Brain Can Contribute to Learning & Behaviour Challenges

If your child struggles with learning and behaviour then they likely have weak connections in a higher brain level called executive function—the brain’s CEO. Children, like adults, require executive function to accomplish a multitude of daily tasks like getting ready for school, focusing in class and homework completion. This mental skill set is responsible for…

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Is a Genetic Predisposition Causing a Deficiency in this Critical Brain Nutrient?

How Genetics and Essential Fatty Acids Come Together My last post on essential fatty acids (EFA’s) explained how a deficiency in EFA’s can have huge impacts on coordination, eye function and the brain’s ability to focus and learn. Dr. Jacqueline Stordy concludes in her book, The LCP Solution what numerous studies and researchers have also…

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Why Childhood Disorders are on the Rise

The sudden and steep increase in childhood disorders in recent decades has the attention and concern of everyone: from parents of struggling children to their teachers to doctors to grandparents. Dyslexia, ADHD, autism spectrum and other learning disabilities is heartbreaking for both you as a parent and your child. You likely find yourself asking what…

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