The Nourished Child show

The Nourished Child

Summary: The Nourished Child is about child nutrition, feeding kids, and dealing with the ups and downs of raising healthy eaters. Dealing with picky eating? A young athlete? Or do you just want to focus on healthy eating? No matter the age, good nutrition for today’s child can be complicated and frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be. Join Jill Castle, a registered dietitian, pediatric nutritionist, author, and mom as she gives nutrition advice, feeding strategies, and health tips so you raise a healthy child, inside and out. Let the Nourished Child guide you along the way to a happy, healthy, well-nourished child.

Join Now to Subscribe to this Podcast
  • Visit Website
  • RSS
  • Artist: Jill Castle | Parents On Demand Network
  • Copyright: Jill Castle Nutrition LLC


 TNC 090: Ignore It! With Catherine Pearlman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:55

On today’s show, I’m talking to Catherine Pearlman, a clinical social worker and author of a wonderful book, Ignore It! We talk about how children view rewards (both positive and negative, material and non-material) and the structures behind habit formation. By ignoring the ways children test the boundaries of what is allowed or will be rewarded, you can see remarkable positive behavior shifts in your kids. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 089: Healthy Meals on a Budget with Lisa Leake | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:40

On today’s show, we are talking with Lisa Leake, a mother, blogger, and author who has a new cookbook about eating healthier on a budget. She has been feeding her family on a more health-conscious and budget-friendly diet and it has made a massive difference for their lives. She is on the podcast to share some of her strategies for motivating your family to eat less processed foods while not breaking the bank. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 088: Making Sense of Sensory Issues in Children with Alisha Grogan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:48

On this week’s podcast, I have occupational therapist Alisha Grogan of Your Kids Table to talk about sensory processing issues with special focus on how it impacts childhood eating. We discuss how you can identify and work with your child’s sensory issues so you can encourage healthier and more consistent eating. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 087: Simple Tips for Adding New Foods | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:57

On today’s show, I want to talk about why it is so important to break free of food ruts and repetitive meals so you can be more involved and interested in what you’re eating. I have some easy tips to share so you can rotate in new foods and make eating a more positive part of your family’s routine. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 086: The Science of Emotions and Eating with Melanie Smith | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:02

Raising a child is filled with all sorts of conflicting emotions - yours and theirs. On this week’s show, I have Melanie Smith, the Training Director of the Renfrew Center specializing in eating disorders, to discuss the importance of teaching emotional regulation in children and how it relates to food. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 085: Training for the Olympics and for Life with Gevvie Stone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:54

On today’s show, I’m talking with Olympic silver-medalist Gevvie Stone about her own journey as both a rower and as a medical doctor. Join in on our conversation about goal setting and finding ways to balance the chaos of training for the Olympics and life. Gevvie has wonderful insights into the world of competitive sport and has some great advice for young athletes. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 084: The Emotionally Healthy Child with Maureen Healy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:15

Tune in to our conversation as we discuss the challenges and tools available for parents to raise healthy children in this day and age. Maureen has wonderful insights for curious parents into the world of child development and how to help your child become emotionally mature, confident and aware. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 083: PREP: The Essential College Cookbook with Katie Morford | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:40

Listen in as Katie and I discuss how cooking aides socializing, and the disadvantages of not preparing your kids for taking the leap to cook for themselves. She even has some advice for parents who worry that they’ve missed the boat and neglected exposing their teens to cooking. If you have someone in your family going off to college, this episode is a great insight into the next step. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 082: Are Protein Supplements Good for Young Athletes? With Stuart Phillips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:23

Join Dr. Stuart Phillips and I on the podcast this week as we discuss the convenience of using protein supplements, what the role of a protein supplement should be, how safe they are, how much you should be using, and which athletes will benefit from using protein supplements the most. If you’ve been going along with the advice that all protein supplements are bad, this podcast will set the record straight. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 081: Whole Foods vs. Supplements: Which Is Best? With Stephan van Vliet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:42

Discover the benefits and drawbacks of protein and nutritional supplements, especially when dealing with young athletes. With information about how to balance a whole food diet and building muscle and athletic performance, this episode has all the tools you'll need to make informed decisions around your child's food intake. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 080: Why Kids Need a High Protein Breakfast with Heather Leidy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:12

Heather and I talk about her research into the effects of protein on children and teens, how protein triggers satiety responses in the digestive tract, and ways to incorporate more protein into your family's diet. We share some high protein breakfast recipes and also discuss the potential pitfalls of too much protein for little ones. And we also chat about how best to get protein if you or your child is vegan or vegetarian. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 079: What Causes Constipation? (& Constipation Relief Tips) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:55

In this episode, I'm talking about the causes of constipation in children, what you can do about it, and what constitutes a normal bowel movement. I also discuss signs of constipation to watch for and why diet is often the most important factor in causing constipation. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 078: Brain Development in Early Childhood with Dr. Bob Murray | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:10

Dr. Murray and I talk about how a baby's brain develops in their first months of life, why parents often focus on individual nutrients rather than the whole nutrition package, and what you should keep in mind when creating your baby's meals. We also discuss feeding approaches and societal feeding trends we think parents should be wary of. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 077: How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder with Wendy Sterling and Casey Crosbie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:07:27

I'm joined by two fantastic experts in this episode, Wendy Sterling and Casey Crosbie, to talk about eating disorders in children, their family-centered treatment program for EDs, and their Plate-by-Plate approach for nourishing a child through an eating disorder. Get full show notes and more information here:

 TNC 076: 10 Things I’ve Learned from Nourishing Four Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:49

In this episode, I share the top ten lessons I've learned about feeding from being a mom to four very different kids. I talk about the impact of personality and temperament on your kids' eating habits, and some of the techniques I used to keep my cool when I was feeding four children. Get full show notes and more information here:


Login or signup comment.