Brain Food: How to Optimize Nutrition for Neurodiverse Children

Supporting the behavioral, emotional, and physical demands of children on the neurodiverse spectrum requires a multifaceted approach which can sometimes feel overwhelming for parents or caregivers. One easy and impactful place to start is with their daily nutrition. Helping children make healthy choices throughout the day goes a long wayRead

TCM Outperforms Conventional Drug for Kids’ Respiratory Infections

A team of Chinese researchers found that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was more effective at treating recurrent respiratory tract infections (RRTIs) in children compared to a commonly used drug.  Study Details Published in a recent issue of Pediatric Investigation, the study focused on Yupingfeng (YPF), a patented Chinese herbal formulaRead

Two-thirds of Calories in Teens’ and Children’s Diets from Ultraprocessed Foods

American children and teens eat a significant amount of ultraprocessed foods, reports a Tufts University study. And, though foods like while grain breads and dairy fall into the ultraprocessed category, the biggest jump in calories is from ready-to-eat or ready-to-heat dishes, such as takeout burgers and frozen pizza. the secondRead

Major Boost in COVID-19 Protective Antibodies Seen in Breast Milk after Vaccination

COVID protective antibodies, nursing mothers

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Our study showed a huge boost in antibodies against the COVID-19 virus in breastRead