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Common Deficiencies in Children with ADHD

Studies have shown that children diagnosed with ADHD present with nutritional deficiencies more than their peers. image source This has led researchers to investigate whether specific vitamin supplementation can help relieve symptoms. Nutritional deficiencies that have been studied and have shown to have a positive effect in children include zinc, magnesium, and iron.  Supplementation can […]


Quinoa pilaf

Quinoa is a versatile grain and easy to prepare. Quinoa pilaf Recently rediscovered, this ancient cereal is thought to have been the “gold of the Incas”, and is one of the least allergenic of all grains. Quinoa is high in protein, includes all the essential amino acids, is an excellent source of fiber, and a […]

Red cabbage, black bean and sweet potato soup

The natural sweetness of sweet potatoes, along with the protein of black beans give this hearty soup a satisfying heft that will sustain you between meals. Red cabbage, black bean and sweet potato soup This soup is loaded with vitamins and minerals, as well as antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. Cabbage is also prized for its cholesterol […]


Celery root soup

Prized for its antioxidant and anti cancer properties, celery root, or celeriac, has been in cultivation since ancient times. It is a very good source of vitamin K, which limits neuronal damage in the brain, a valuable role in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. Celery root is high in dietary fiber, and adds a hearty […]


Herbed farro medley

Herbed farro makes a complex, interesting dish. Visually stunning, it also provides a wealth of textures and health benefits. Farro is an ancient grain that has been used in Italy for centuries. Farro has twice the fiber and protein of modern wheat. While farro does contain gluten, the gluten molecules are reported to be weaker […]