Three Myths About Healing Diets


We interviewed Jess Sherman, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, about three myths about healing diets and how to focus on what really matters. You can watch the replay below.

You may have heard that changing your child’s diet can help them calm down, focus, learn better, sleep better and feel better. Maybe you’ve tried gluten-free or GAPS or Paleo or other special dietary changes, or maybe you’ve been scared away from this approach or aren’t sure if it’s worth it.

In this webinar, holistic nutritionist and author Jess Sherman cleared the confusion and explained why food is such a powerful tool and how to avoid getting confused by contradictory information.

Jess explained away the three most common misconceptions that discourage families from exploring food as a tool. She also helped us understand how to leverage four nutritional concepts to help kids self-regulate better.

This webinar will be helpful to you if you are a parent or practitioner new to the idea of using food as a therapeutic tool or if you’ve been at it for a while and find yourself bogged down in details and needing some clarity. You can find Jess’s presentation about three myths about healing diets here.

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About Jess Sherman MEd RHN

Jessica Sherman RHNJess Sherman MEd RHN is the author of Raising Resilience: 36 Ways to Help Your Kids Relax, Learn and Grow. She is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Board Certified by the Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals (CAHN-pro).

She has completed extra training in herbal medicine, biomedical approaches to autism spectrum disorders, functional medicine, bioindividual nutrition. She is a certified Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) Practitioner. She is also a certified teacher with bachelor and masters degrees in Education.

Jess is a member in good standing of the Canadian Association for Nutritional Professionals and an associate member of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research.

Jess works with the team at the Ottawa Integrative Health Centre in Ottawa, Canada and has set up a virtual office and on-line course material to reach clients farther afield.

She specializes in pediatric, family and maternal nutrition with a particular emphasis on digestive issues, autism, ADHD and mental health. She wrote her book so parents could learn how food impacts their children’s mental and physical wellbeing and to give them practical strategies for feeding their kids.

You can find out more about her at


This webinar is not a substitute for medical advice, treatment, diagnosis, or consultation with a medical professional. It is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on to make determinations related to treatment of a medical condition. Epidemic Answers has not verified and does not guaranty the accuracy of the information provided in this webinar.

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