Below is a great list of good nutrition for kids.  Their growing bodies need food that give them high nutrition.  They need to run, jump, play, use their brains, and pay attention to their surroundings.

Good nutrition for kids- Fruits & Vegetables:

Fruits and veggies contain high levels of necessary vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, and fiber important to boost the immune system, detoxify the body, and sustain the metabolic needs of the body’s individual cells.

Greens- vitamins, minerals- magnesium, potassium: collards, kale, mustard greens, spinach, turnip greens, radish leaves, beet greens, purslane.

Bananas, oranges, pomegranates, grapes, pears, apples, figs, apricots, plums, grapefruit, lemons, pineapple, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, melons, cantaloupes, coconuts, mangoes.

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Give your child a good “cleanse”/detox for spring! Cleansing children’s bodies is a good idea at least every year and more if your child has a chronic disease.  Your child may feel sluggish after the long winter. This article lists foods for detoxifying the body and offers suggestions to “hide” them. Link (below) to kid activities to learn about good foods to eat. Try the delicious smoothie recipe below…

Kid Quiz: What are all the body systems involved in cleansing the body of toxins?

But my kids don’t like greens! Most don’t, so here are some ways to “hide” them:

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It is not easy to let go! It is hard to let go of things, people, feelings, or ideas that don’t serve us anymore. Yet, it is vital to living and loving to let go of these kinds of things so that we have more room for new things or new ideas that move us forward in our lives, our relationships, our achievements, and our successes.  Children need to do this as well as adults.  The Sedona Method for Children helps with this.

The Sedona Method for Children (and all of us) allows us to let go of emotions swirling around our brains!

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Altitude sickness hit us during our July vacation in Denver while visiting my son.  My fiancé stayed home due to altitude sickness, while I walked with my son and his girlfriend to a great Farmer’s Market. It was a glorious sunny day and good exercise. I thought maybe we should be healing altitude sickness with herbs and supplements.

My fiancé had a lot of trouble with altitude sickness and could ride in the car, but could not tolerate much walking at all. Poor thing, he did a lot of watching TV and sleeping while we were at my son’s. He has COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) that is fairly stable, but he needed help. I had some altitude sickness as well, but tolerated walking on flat ground and not so much hiking uphill. If I stopped to catch my breath and drink water, I go keep walking.

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