Childhood encompasses a period of immense growth, not just physically, but emotionally and mentally as well. The developing nervous system is highly sensitive to external influences, and while some children adapt to these influences or stressors, other children do not adapt so easily. Accordingly, anxiety, irritability, hyperactivity, sleep disturbances and changes to mood may develop in children.
Many Australian children are not meeting the current recommendations for various nutrients fundamental for their growth and development.
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Holistic Paediatrician, Dr Elisa Song joins us to talk about maximising teenage physical and emotional wellbeing.
Anxiety, hyperactivity, sleep problems – these are very common concerns parents have about their children and that affect the entire family’s wellbeing. A parent can only be as relaxed as the least unruffled child in the family.
Determining the correct dose of nutrients and supplements for children can be overwhelming. To add to the confusion, many supplements will only show an adult dose on the label. So how can we convert that to a dose suitable for children?
Research has found significant positive associations between diets high in nutritional quality and superior academic performance in children and adolescents.