Article Archive for Health Minded Parenting

Is there a link between artificial food dyes and hyperactivity in children?
A Q&A with EarthTalk; reprinted with permission  Dear EarthTalk: Ever since the red dye #2 scare in the...
An excerpt from ‘The Blood Sugar Solution’
What’s in a name? Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, syndrome X, obesity, pre-diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, type 2...
An excerpt from ‘Parenting Without Power Struggles’
There are two stages involved in the process of working with a child whose behavior is problematic. The first, which I refer to...
Yoga ideas and products for kids, plus 3 ways parents and children can enjoy yoga together
Who thought the day would come when moms and dads would have to schedule play dates for their children? Americans are living in...
Getting started with pregnancy yoga, plus 3 beginners’ poses and do’s and don’ts
Prenatal yoga can be a wonderful way to prepare for the arrival of your baby. Besides getting safe exercise, you can meet other...
Excerpt from ‘The New Evolution’
From time to time I am asked, “Can you be a vegetarian on the New Evolution Diet?” The short answer is yes, as long as you get...
Turning autumn produce into healthy soups
My 5-year-old son, Jack, loves the book Growing Vegetable Soup, written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert. This beautiful book has...
Yoga isn’t just for grownups — children can benefit, too!
You know that delicious feeling you get from doing yoga — the clearer thinking, the suppler and stronger body, the improved mood...
An excerpt from the book ‘Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution and Win the Battle for Our Children’s Health’
The acclaimed documentary Two Angry Moms, the story of two women who started a crusade for healthier lunches in their children’s...
An excerpt and recipe from the e-book 'Herbs Gone Wild! Ancient Remedies Turned Loose'
The question continues to resurge: “Is antibacterial soap unsafe?” Perhaps you recall it was a pretty big news flash several...