Dr. Pamela Smith, ND 

Dr. Pam has a family practice at The Nest Family Wellness Centre which offers naturopathic and midwifery care. She combines science-based natural medicine with conventional medical therapeutics. Learn more about Dr. Pam and the services offered by her clinic here, or book an appointment at www.drpamelasmith.com.

Check out the latest Ask Dr Pam Q&A and posts by topic below as well as her health and wellness posts.

Ask Dr Pam   

How much daily exercise should my child be getting?


It is generally recommended that children have 60 minutes or more each day. There are so many benefits to getting your children outside running around every day. The formula for maintaining a healthy weight is having energy output more or equal to energy input and we all know how much energy a child has on any given day! 

For information about childhood obesity and tips for preventing it, read this post.