Everyday, I read many different holistic health care articles, but this one really caught my attention, because it's a topic that I hear many of my patients express concerns with- getting their kids to eat healthy!
The truth is, diet plays a huge, critical part in our health. You can get all of the chiropractic adjustments and take all of the supplements that you want, but without a proper diet, health issues will remain issues in some capacity.
Many conditions that children and teens suffer from, including back and neck pain, ADD/ADHD, allergies and asthma, gastrointestinal problems, colds and infections, nightmares and night terrors, and more, have a huge nutritional component. Without proper nutrition, this conditions are brought on or worsened. With the consumption of common allergenic foods, such as wheat/grains, dairy, soy, corn, and sugar, these conditions are greatly triggered and aggravated as well. I have had many patients completely transform their diet, and all of the sudden these previous conditions are more or less completely resolved.
So how do we get our kids (and us adults for that matter!) eating better? This article, written by a youth, describes multiple ways in which we can get our kids to eat healthier.
Check it out!