Blackcurrant Seed Oil for Atopic Dermatitis in Young Children – Director’s Choice

Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Three grams of blackcurrant seed oil, when given to pregnant women at 8-16 weeks gestation, later through their breastfeeding cycle, and then to their infants until … Read More

Study Quantifies Physical Activity Levels and Heart Health in Children – Director’s Choice

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. When analyzing data on 700 5th graders, researchers found that sedentary time was unrelated to cardiometabolic risk; however, moderate – vigorous and vigorous physical … Read More

Fish Oil in Pregnancy Shown to Lessen Asthma in Children – Director’s Choice

Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Analysis of 695 children (3 years post-delivery) revealed that children of mothers who supplemented with fish oil in the third trimester of their pregnancies had … Read More

Food Additives Shown to Increase Hyperactive Behavior in Children

Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Artificial food additives and the preservative, sodium benzoate, increased symptoms of hyperactivity when given to a population of (153) 3 –year and (144) 8-9 year … Read More

L-Theanine Improves Sleep Quality of Children with ADHD

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. The 49 ADHD-diagnosed schoolboys who took 400 mgs of L-theanine daily for 6 weeks experienced a significant improvement in their quality of sleep when compared … Read More

Fenugreek Tea Benefits Breast Milk Production and Infant Body Weight

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Breastfeeding mothers, who drank fenugreek tea for one week post-delivery, had significantly more breast milk production. Also, their babies had significantly less weight loss and regained birth … Read More

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