The Nourished Child
By Jill Castle, MS, RDN | Childhood Nutrition Expert | Feeding Kids | Growing Healthy Eaters | Expert Interviews
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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 wanting 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.
||CleanTNC 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 or a healthy balance of foods? -||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 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. -||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 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 move forward may differ from person to perso...||12/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 020: Teen Talk: Helping Daughters Communicate||Teen talk --a tricky topic when it comes to raising good communicators. Why? Communication can shut down, become dysfunctional, or send unintended messages, especially in the teen years and with the job of parenting. - Communication is a life skill,||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 019: Better Breakfast Recipes for Busy Kids||What if you could make a better breakfast with breakfast recipes that are super fast and nutritious, delicious and a home run every time? - Today’s guest has just the book you need! Katie Morford, author of Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 018: Healthy Bone Growth in Kids||At a time when rates of osteoporosis are climbing and the consumption of calcium and vitamin D are suboptimal, the question of bone growth in children is a natural one. - How do we ensure children are developing healthy bones during childhood? -||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 017 Kid-Friendly Lunch Ideas: I’ve Got an App for That!||Need some new and creative lunch ideas? How about a lunch box packing app you can't refuse and the story of a mom's entrepreneurial journey? - Meet Gillian Fein, my guest in this episode of The Nourished Child podcast,||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 016 Your Child’s Healthy Relationship with Food||One of the burning questions I am hearing routinely from parents is this: How can I help my child develop a healthy relationship with food? - Certainly, good eating habits, as well as general food habits, are some key signs of a healthy relationship,||11/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 015: First Food is Fundamental||First food for baby and toddler is fundamental for your child's future health. Yes, what your child eats early on can lay the foundation of food preferences, healthy eating and more. - In this episode, I interview Karen Ansel, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.N.,||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 014: The Real Mom Nutrition Perspective on Snacking||Snacking outside of the home can wreak havoc on your child's healthy diet. In this episode, I talk with Sally Kuzemchak, the dietitian and blogger behind Real Mom Nutrition, about keeping it real and keeping a perspective on feeding kids,||10/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 013: Beat the Short-Order Cook Syndrome||Could you be suffering from the Short-Order Cook Syndrome? - Do you make more than one meal at night to accommodate the varying preferences of your family? A back-up meal (or an alternate dish) whenever your child won’t eat,||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 012: Striking the Sugar Balance in Kids||Sweet temptations lurk everywhere—parents don’t stand a chance at striking a sugar balance with kids unless they have some strategies and boundaries in place. And, no, eliminating all sweets doesn’t work. But,||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 011: Healthy Lunch Boxes for Little Ones||As your little one starts to branch out in the world--to Mommy's Day Out, preschool or even child care-- you may find yourself packing lunches. Of course, creating healthy lunch boxes for little ones is the overall goal,||10/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 010: How Play Therapy Helps Your Child||Kids may experience difficulties during their childhood and need extra support to work through challenges such as picky eating, behavioral challenges, and even an eating disorder. Play therapy helps the child navigate and communicate their emotions,||9/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNC 009: Top Notch Young Athlete Snacks||Young athlete snacks are an important ingredient in athletic success. Yet, the snacking culture on and off the fields threaten the health and athletic endeavors of many young athletes. - What should you feed your young athlete before he heads to p...||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great sound professional nutritional advice for fueling your family
Jill from The Nourished Child, provides great sound advice regarding what and how to fuel your growing children. Not only does she provide the "what" about nutrition, she also provides the "why" and focuses on helping you and your children have a healthy relationship with food (which is extremely important in my opinion).
Solid Family Feeding Recs from a Recognized Expert
Great podcast for parents or caregivers seeking expert advice regarding child nourishment and feeding. As a dietitian, I really appreciate Jill's straightforward, no-nonsense and evidence-backed nutrition recommendations and family feeding advice. As a new mom to a 2 year old and infant quadruplets, I especially love her passion for her craft and the anecdotal input from 25+ years of childhood feeding expertise. If you are looking for time-tested, proven approaches to fostering healthy feeding in your family, this podcast certainly fits the bill!
Useful advice for feeding a family
This show is a great resource for people who want to feed their families in a healthy way. It definitely isn't just about nutrition ... She also covers the important aspects of how to structure family meals so that you end up with kids who have a healthy mindset around food. Love the show!