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RHR: The Value of a Nature-Based Childhood Education, with Diane Bode
We’re living in an age of evolutionary mismatch. The modern way of life often disconnects us from each other, from our bodies, and from nature—and we’re passing that disconnect onto our children. In this episode...
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Do Your Kids Need to Eat Meat to Thrive?
Are you considering a vegetarian or vegan diet for your child? Here’s my take on why kids need to eat meat to grow into healthy adults.
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Sleep Deprivation in Kids and Teens: A Real Cause for Concern
Do your kids get enough sleep? A recent report by the CDC suggests that most children are missing some Z’s. Learn how much sleep kids really need and tips on helping kids get more shut-eye.
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Heavy Metals and Behavioral Disorders in Children
An epidemic of childhood behavioral disorders is sweeping the globe. Research suggests that heavy metal toxicity may be one of the underlying causes.
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Why You Should Think Twice before Giving Your Child Antibiotics
Antibiotics are sometimes necessary, but they are also overprescribed. Discover when antibiotics are appropriate and how you can reduce your need for them.
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Mercury Toxicity, Kids & Fish Consumption
Recent research suggests that kids may be more sensitive to mercury than adults. But does that mean kids shouldn’t eat fish at all?
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RHR: Testing and Treating Digestive Issues in Children
Diagnosing digestive issues in children can be difficult. Find out when you should pursue testing for pathogens or gut issues and when to take an approach that rebuilds the gut.
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