20 Aug Protein Builds Stronger Healthier Kids
Protein is an essential macronutrient for children of all age groups. It not only helps the body build, maintain, and repair cells, but it’s also important a robust immune system and all of the body’s muscles, including their heart.
Protein requirements change as your child gets older but how much do they need?.
A good rule of thumb is that kids need the thickness and the size of the palm of their hand with each meal.
Very active children may need a little more protein, but kids generally don’t need as much protein as an adult.
If you’re worried about your child is not getting enough protein from their meals, protein shakes are a wonderful way to pack in some additional protein along with a bunch of other healthy foods such as vegetables and some which are all rich in vitamins and minerals.
The best sources of protein include:
Protein Helps to reduce Sugar Cravings
Protein is by far more filing than carbohydrates. Ensuring your child is getting a serving of protein with their main meals will help to reduce cravings for sugary treats and snacks.
Increases Muscle Mass and Strength
Protein is the building block required for your child’s muscle growth and development. .
Therefore, eating adequate amounts of protein helps to maintain their muscle mass and promotes muscle growth in their growing year.s.
Builds Strong Bones
Long-term studies indicate that protein, including animal protein, has major benefits for strong bone mass and health.
Naturopathy Can Help With the Following Childhood Conditions
Fiona provides tailored health plans based on a multitude of factors relevant to your child’s symptomology (how they are feeling), pathology (how their body is responding), plus dietary and lifestyle factors.
✅ Digestive complaints – constipation, diarrhoea, loose stools, pain or bloating
✅ Allergies and allergic conditions – such as asthma, eczema or hayfever
✅ Poor Immunity – recurring colds or ear infections
✅ Skin Conditions – rashes, eczema, acne, pimples or allergic reactions
✅ Moods – anxiety, depression or mood swings
✅ Food Intolerances – identifying food reactions
✅ Food Allergies – identifying food reactions
✅ Growth and development issues – fussy eaters or nutritional malabsorption
✅ Behavioural challenges – ADHD or others
✅ Energy – poor energy or chronic fatigue
✅ Picky Eaters – fussy eaters
✅ Sleep – trouble falling asleep or staying asleep What happens in a children’s nutritionist consultation
During your consultation, Fiona will seek information about your pregnancy, birth and post birth experiences. This will provide an integrated view to give a full picture of the foundations of your child’s health status. You can expect to leave your consultation with a thorough understanding of the potential contributing factors of the presenting symptoms. Fiona will provide you with a comprehensive treatment plan that incorporates possible herbal/nutritional medicine, dietary/lifestyle recommendations, recipes and handouts. Plus an overview of the consultation so you feel empowered to care for your child’s wellbeing with Fiona’s guidance. At The Children’s Naturopath, Fiona Stock an expert in childhood health, she understands children’s needs and considers working with kids and teens to be an absolute joy. She finds that children typically respond to naturopathic treatment very well – bouncing back to good health in no time. And she treasures the opportunity she has to teach kids about their bodies and engage them in their health journey, setting them up with strong foundations and knowledge for life.
Meet Children’s Nutritionist – Fiona Stock
Fiona is skilled at getting to the heart of childhood health challenges – helping to initiate lasting change.
Fiona Stock is a respected Paediatric Naturopath & Children’s Nutritionist with a career spanning over 23 years. Armed with an abundance of experience and a true desire to transform your child’s health, she’ll listen closely to understand the underlying causes of their troubling condition. Fiona gets to the heart of your child’s presenting symptoms by deciphering what their body is trying to tell you. She will suggest simple and specific changes as well as herbal or nutritional medicine where required to nurture and restore your child, so they can enjoy the good health they deserve. Deeply compassionate and highly skilled, either of the
Naturopathic Consultation Options
with Fiona is a wonderful investment in your child’s health. If you’ve tried everything and are yet to find solutions to your child’s health challenges – this could well be the path to take.
FIONA STOCK | PAEDIATRIC NATUROPATH & CHILDREN’S NUTRITIONIST
Fiona treats the following conditions:
✅Poor Focus & Concentration
✅ Behavioural Problems
✅ Food Allergies
✅ Food Intolerances
✅ Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
✅ Tummy Pain
✅ Auto-Immune Disease
✅ Recurring Infections
✅ Fussy Eaters
✅ Sleep Issues
✅ Plus many more…
Online Learning | Children’s Health | Children’s Nutritionist
Would you like a consultation with me at a fraction of the cost? My online learning classes are jam packed with more advice than I provide in a face-to-face appointment. It’s evidence-based naturopathic wisdom coupled with the latest scientific research on kids health I’ve successfully shared with clients over my 20+ year career.
I’ve also included cheatsheets, checklists, nourishing recipes and 25 page book of class notes.
You will learn:
✅ Understand the cause if common childhood conditions (eczema, poor immunity, food allergies, food intolerances, poor focus & concentration, ADHD, behavioural problems).
✅. Supporting immune function to help support allergic conditions.
✅. Support optimal brain function.
✅. Healthy Eating Plan – including portion size for each age-group.
✅. Natural medicine recommendations,
✅. Plus much more…
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