Dr Julie Durnan

Archive for the ‘Children’s Health’ Category

How to Build a Real Food Lunchbox Your Kids Will LOVE

GUEST POST By Sara Bradford Owner of Nourish ~ Real Food, Registered Holistic Nutritionist Coming up with creative and fun ways to fill a lunchbox is a hot topic. As a registered holistic and culinary nutritionist who also happens to be a mom – I probably get asked more often…

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6 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

Recurrent colds and flus at your house? Look no further for the solution! Check out my latest article on MindBodyGreen – 6 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System. Please ‘Like’ so I know you were here! And please let me know in the comments section below: Have you struggled…

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Simple Medicine is Almost Here!

Yes! It’s almost here!! Simple Medicine natural health products for women and children are coming very soon. Since this is my first go at creating my own product line, it has been a huge learning experience. There were bound to be obstacles. And there were! But after months of dreaming,…

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5 Hallowe’en Tricks To Enjoy This Sweet + Scary Time Of Year

Ding-Dong! Trick or Treat! It’s Hallowe’en! So what exactly does this mean for us health-minded mamas? It means family fun! The health of our children is a top priority, and I’m a big believer that Hallowe’en can be a very fun day. At our house, we enjoy all that Hallowe’en has…

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Raw Mini Pumpkin Donuts

Happy Thanksgiving, Canadians! We are celebrating at our house this weekend (actually we are celebrating three times this weekend!) with lots of family, friends, and food. I will be making these juicy treats and I can’t wait to share ’em! This recipe is adapted from Fragrant Vanilla Cake‘s website. It’s…

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VBC (Vanilla-Berry-Coconut) Chia Seed Pudding

This healthful VBC (vanilla-berry-coconut) Chia Seed Pudding makes for a hearty breakfast, a delicious dessert and is great in children’s lunches instead of packaged puddings. It’s full of several super foods and is rich in fibre, omega 3 fats, and it’s a complete protein. It’s simple to prepare and a…

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7 Steps to Kick the Beige Diet

Children are often inclined to eat what I call at the clinic a Beige Diet. If your child eats this way, then you already know exactly what I’m talking about. The Beige Diet is very common in children under age 10 and can include foods such as breads, crackers, granola…

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Was It Something She Ate?

A food allergy is defined as “an adverse health effect arising from a specific immune response that occurs reproducibly on exposure to a given food.” One of my special interests in my practice is helping parents to identify the food allergies that may be affecting their child’s health. I believe it’s…

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