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MindCheck is the Weekly Wednesday Kids Mental Health series with Dr. Ray Pataracchia N.D.  MindCheck provides in depth information on the orthomolecular approach to coping with mood and/or behavior disorders.  The MindCheck Health Series is endorsed by the Mindful Network – ‘A Better Future for Children’s Mental Health’.

Gluten-Free Labels

Eating gluten-free does not mean that you have to compromise taste or take long to prepare recipes. Maintaining a gluten-free diet is easy-to-do if you have practical recipes in your repertoire.





The unexpected benefits of gluten-free dieting may surprise you … better energy, better concentration, and better mood and behavior for kids and adults.  My blog on Tiredness and Food Intolerances explains how gluten and other food sensitivities influence energy levels and mental health.  


Gluten-Free Appetizers

Entertaining can be simple.  Udi’s® has a great website on some gluten-free appetizers to tempt your palate.


Meals for Improved Mood & Behaviour

The following blog on Meals for Improved Mood & Behavior  covers Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Fun Snacks, Desserts, and Juice/Pop Alternatives.


Targeted Orthomolecular Treatment

Dietary approaches are one of many health considerations.  Targeted orthomolecular (clinical nutrition) treatment aims to assess several biochemical-nutrient aspects, and there are many commonly compromised nutrient-biochemical considerations.  Every person has individual needs and targeted treatment looks at specific compromises that need attention; this can be used to improve general health and well-being as well as anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, and schizophrenia.