Stephanie Leigh Buck

Growing Healthy Sprouts: Prenatal and pediatric holistic nutrition advice for your growing family

My story…

Two years ago, I didn’t have a proper definition of holistic health and nutrition. If someone had asked me if I was healthy and ate nutritiously, I would have said absolutely and probably would have told them my BMI was in range for my age. It wasn’t until I started getting sick with colds constantly and was bringing my son to an allergist or a bi-monthly trip to the ER for asthma attacks that I realized there was something systemically wrong with our diets. Consequently, after multiple miscarriages and having a stillborn at 28 weeks, I decided enough was enough and needed to do a complete overhaul with our life and our health...

Reducing harmful environmental impacts on growing children.

With so many lists of things not to eat or do while pregnant, it can be quite stressful and confusing. Every day we surround ourselves with multitudes of environmental toxins and cancer-causing factors that could hinder the health of our growing child without knowing it. For this article, we’ll look at three of the known environmental impacts on the womb and growing children; Endocrine Disruptors, Plastics and Pesticides.

Updated 2017 – Get the EWG Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce

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