Eric Bakker Naturopath » Articles » Children’s Health

We hear so much about teaching our children how to be critical thinkers, to be responsible, to respect themselves and to consider the long-term consequences of their actions. In what area of life do we have more ample opportunity to help them develop those skills than in choosing how we as adults, their primary caregivers, decide what we will eat and how we care for the health and respect our own bodies. We tend to lead by example, so let’s try to make our example somewhat exemplary.

Are Antibiotics Really Necessary?

We all get older, and as we do our risk of developing a chronic degenerative neurological disease increases. What can we do to reduce our risk factors? What can we do if we are diagnosed? You will find that there...

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Khalil Gibran (1883 – 1931)

Poem about Children “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you....

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Do You Have Children?

Many parents today prefer a less drug based treatment approach for their children, and can recognise the safe natural medicine treatments when it comes to many conditions affecting the younger members of our society. This article looks at medical drug...

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Autism spectrum disorder, also known as ASD, is a form of developmental disability that is brought on by changes in the brain. People who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) frequently struggle with social communication and engagement, as well as restricted...

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Childhood Immunity

What can I do to help strengthen the immune system of my child? Provide them with a balanced diet. Check to see that they are getting enough rest. Get them up and moving, away from too much tech or screen...

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Children Need Weight Loss Too

When I was a kid at school in the 60's, every classroom had at least one overweight kid. About half of kids in classrooms today are considered overweight or obese. In the last ten years alone, the percentage of overweight children...

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