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Nutrition

Why I’m A Fan Of Perfect Supplements

As a mom, I’ve often wondered whether or not I should be supplementing my children’s diets with nutritional supplements. In the past, I’ve often thought that many supplements could be avoided if I simply fed my family a high-quality diet. However, I’m finding that it’s a challenge to feed my family a perfect diet all the …

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Myths & Truths About Sugar In Herbal Preparations Causing Immune System Depression

Myths & Truths About Sugar In Herbal Preparations Causing Immune System Depression | Growing Up Herbal | Today I'm exploring if using sugar in herbal preparations really depresses the immune system.

As Mary Poppin’s song states, “Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down… in the most delightful way!” Yes, it’s true that sugar does make medicine taste better (prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal), but it’s also been shown to drastically inhibit the immune system when consumed in large amounts. With that being true, why then do …

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March Book Club Review: French Kids Eat Everything

March Book Club Selection: French Kids Eat Everything | Growing Up Herbal | This month we're tackling the subject of picky eaters. Get the book, read it, and join us for the review at the end of the month!

If you deal with picky eaters, young and old, at your house, French Kids Eat Everything may be for you. It was written by Karen Le Billon, wife, mom of two daughters, Professor at the University of British Columbia, and a Rhodes Scholar with a PhD from Oxford. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Guardian, Sunday Times, Observer, and Huffington Post, as well as being featured on Good Morning America. …

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