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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 038: School Nutrition Today with Donna Martin

School Nutrition Today I’m so excited to have Donna Martin, RD on the show today to talk about school nutrition. She is the School Nutrition Director for the Burke County School system in Waynesboro, GA and also the President of...

TNC 037: Lead, Breastfed Toddlers & Milk Allergy

Ask Jill: Lead in Baby Food & More I've been getting a few questions here and there, so I thought I'd devote a show to answering them! In this episode, I unpack the recent news about lead in baby food,...

TNC 036: Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids Get kids cooking! We all know cooking with kids is a boon for helping build autonomy with food selection and eating, increase self-esteem, and encourage food knowledge. I chat with Jodi Danen, RD, creator of Create Kids...

TNC 035: 8 Tips to Help Your Child Snack Better

8 Tips to Snack Better Snacks. We love them...and we hate them. We want our kids to snack better. But, poor food choices and bad timing equal an unhealthy snacker. Just like you approach meals, you need a strategy to...

TNC 034: Modern Management of Food Allergies in Children

Food Allergies in Children Let's talk about food allergies in children! A lot has been happening in this area – from new research findings, which have changed the way we introduce foods to our youngest children, to ground-breaking research in...

TNC 033: Caffeine and Kids: Cracking the Code

Caffeine and Kids: A Dangerous Mix Is caffeine the new drug for kids? Get too much and yes, just like a drug, a child can overdose and experience negative side effects, even death. Today kids are getting more of it...

TNC 031 Food Rewards – Are They Good for Kids?

Food Rewards for Kids Food rewards are one way to get kids to eat nutritious foods or a certain amount of food. But is using palatable foods a good way to incentivize children to eat? Researchers have studied their impact...

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...

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