Posts Tagged food

Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 6, Episode 8: School lunch during the COVID days!

What to pack, or should I send? Do you have a plan for feeding your kids, in OR out of school?  In this episode, Betsy and Jen discuss eating lunch during the COVID-19 school day, including tips and suggestions for keeping it healthy, whether your kids are

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How to Talk to your Kids About Poop

Do you talk to your kids about poop? It’s a tricky subject, but it’s important to be able to talk about digestive health.   In today’s video, Betsy explains why you need to ask your kids about their digestion, how to have the conversation, when to know

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Staying Healthy While at Home: Season 6, Episode 6

Have you felt as if you have had a hard time staying healthy during quarantine? Us too! In this episode, Betsy and Jen discuss how to eat well and stay active while stuck at home and strategies you can use to help yourself stay on track when

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Did My Teen’s Vegetarian Diet Cause IBS?

http:/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfnVvPMqwgg Almost every week, I see a teenager who’s become a vegetarian and suddenly they have lots of gas, bloating, or diarrhea. They’re eating healthier, but feeling worse.   Many teens adopt a plant based diet, for health or ethical reasons. While it can be a healthy

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How Does Your Home Garden Grow? Season 6, Episode 6

http:/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIr3Li1CkCA Betsy and Jen discuss at home gardening. Did you know that even this late in the summer, there is still time to plant vegetables and have them ready to eat in the fall? You can hear all about that, Jen’s indoor LED light gardens, and more

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Popular Kids Foods That Trigger IBS

Digestive issues are common in kids. Symptoms like diarrhea, abdominal cramping, constipation, and even reflux are embarrassing for kids and teens. And, this can even lead to missed days of school, poor diet, weight loss, and long-term nutritional problems. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is often the underlying

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Kids with IBS – What it Feels Like

Embarrassing gas and stomach noises, running to the bathroom in the middle of class, constant visits to the nurse’s office… Kids suffering from IBS often struggle to talk about their symptoms. Many times, they don’t even know there’s a problem. Only after countless doctor visits, medications, and

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What are FODMAPs?

IBS affects 10-15% of the population, but often goes undiagnosed. For many sufferers, their symptoms are triggered by high-FODMAPs foods.   — What Are FODMAPs? — FODMAPs is an acronym standing for: Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides, and Polyols. These are types of carbohydrates, certain starches and sugars,

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