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Holistic Healthcare for Children

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Sometimes parenting follows a simple formula, but when it comes to health, it isn't always that simple. Health matters are much more complicated and just popping a pill or using another synthetic product may not be the best treatment for children's delicate systems. Taking a holistic approach to healthcare can be the best way to get a healthy kid, and keep them that way. A holistic approach considers every aspect of the child's lifestyle- including diet, environment, and the techniques used for stress management. This “whole child” approach is not just about medicating symptoms, but rather looking at the whole picture to get to the root cause of an issue. That’s what a holistic approach really is.

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When it comes to kids and nutrition, supplying a balanced diet that isn't constantly rejected can be a dilemma for many parents. A good rule for anyone trying to improve the nutrition of their daily diet is to eliminate as many processed foods as possible. Processed foods are often high in white flour, sugar and salt and low in nutritional value. Many processed foods, especially those marketed to children, also contain artificial flavorings, coloring, and preservatives that have been found to cause hyperactivity and behavior problems in children.

Despite a parent's best efforts, kids get sick, but every sniffle doesn't require a trip to the doctor. Read on for holistic remedies for some of the most common childhood ailments.

Note: When using essential oils, please make sure to use therapeutic grade essential oils. Not all oils are created equal and many on the market are actually synthetic and will not have any of the intended medicinal properties. For additional information, please visit,



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