The Nourished Child Episodes

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The Nourished Child is a podcast about child nutrition, feeding kids, and dealing with the inevitable ups and downs of raising a healthy child. Got a picky eater? A young athlete? Or just want to raise a healthy eater? No matter the age, nourishing today’s child can be complicated and frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be. Join Jill Castle, a registered dietitian, childhood nutrition expert, author and mom of four as she teaches, debunks and confronts every angle of food, feeding, and growing a healthy child, inside and out. Balanced food, effective feeding strategies, and advice from the experts. Let the Nourished Child podcast guide you along the way to a happy, healthy, nourished child.

Recent Episodes

TNC 030: Low FODMAP Diet for Kids

The Low FODMAP Diet for Kids Kate Scarlata, RD joins me on The Nourished Child podcast to talk about the Low FODMAPS diet for kids. We dish on what this diet is, who it’s for (and for whom it isn’t),...

TNC 029: Food Restriction and Forbidden Food

Food Restriction and Forbidden Food Are there foods that are off-limits in your home? Foods you won’t allow your child to eat? Foods you consider unhealthy, toxic, or “bad” for your child? Today I’m talking about food restriction – the...

TNC 028: Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Managing Type 1 Diabetes in Kids Type 1 diabetes, historically called Juvenile Diabetes, is a condition of high blood sugar levels caused by a lack of insulin production in the body. About 5% of the population has Type 1 diabetes,...

TNC 027: 7 Tips for Helping the Thin Child Grow

The thin child can cause great worry to his parents. Sometimes, parents use ineffective strategies to get their child to gain weight and grow, including negative feeding practices, in an attempt to get them to gain weight. From toddlers to...

TNC 026: How to Raise a Mindful Eater

Do you ever wonder if you’re raising a mindful eater? One who pays attention to the food she eats (rather than shoveling it in), who enjoys the experience of eating, and who knows when to eat and when to stop?...

TNC 025: Young Athletes: Dieting & Supplements

All too often we are told what the young athlete diet should be, but finding that perfect balance to support growth, athletic performance, and a healthy weight can be a difficult task, especially when dieting and supplements enter the picture....

TNC 024: Childhood Food Insecurity and Affordable Food

Did you know that 1 in 5 children classify as food insecure in the United States? Childhood food insecurity has far-reaching effects on the growth, development and academic potential of the young child. Food assistance programs and affordable food are critical...

TNC 023: 12 Reasons Kids Won’t Eat

If your child won't eat, this show is for you! One of the most frustrating things for a parent is the child who won’t eat. We hear a lot about overeating, but what about when your child won't eat enough...

TNC 022: Artificial Food Dyes & The Influence on Children

The idea of food affecting behavior and attention has been around for decades. Certain foods help our children learn, focus and behave in a world full of distraction while others, such as artificial food dyes, seem to hinder these skills....

TNC 021: Family Nutrition Goals, 2017

It's the end of the year. Do you set family nutrition goals or are you of the resolution mind-set?  I, myself, am of the goal mind-set. I believe you have to look back in order to look forward. How you...

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