Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

My Favorite Ant-inflammatory Foods! Acute inflammation is needed in our body to keep us healthy and our bodies in their infection fighting potential. Think fever during an illness or the body’s response to a cut finger.   Chronic inflammation is at the root of modern chronic health conditions. Diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, […]

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Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

Now that school is back, trying to figure out healthy foods to send the kids can be challenging. Here are some great ideas that are free of all the common allergens!   Carrot, Celery or Jicama Sticks and hummus Jicama Tacos Fresh fruit or fruit salad with Whipped Coconut Cream for dipping Sunflower seed butter […]

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Behaviors/Symptoms & Remedy Chart

Autism, ADHD and any other behavioral condition can be very complicated. There can be multiple factors happening in the body to cause specific behaviors. I believe in a holistic approach with determining what factors are at the root of the behaviors and treating those at the core. Here is a list of some of the […]

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Boosting Immune System

Immune Dysfunction After my son got vaccine induced measles, we saw a rapid decline in his overall health.For the next 2-3 years he was sick all the time. He had constant allergies, diarrhea, vomiting, ear infections, a severe whooping cough, and Rotavirus along with a double ear infection which landed him in the hospital for […]

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L-Glutamine for Healing the Gut

L-glutamine is an essential amino acid necessary for the repair and healing of leaky gut.This essential amino acid is also commonly used to lose weight, burn fat and build muscle.  Research shows that this abundant nutrient is especially helpful in repairing the gut lining and improving overall health.   L-glutamine promotes digestive health, brain health […]

Zinc

Zinc

Zinc–a critical element for autism Zinc is critical in the nutritional healing process of autism, ADHD or other behavioral condition. It is known to play a vital role in neonatal development and is involved in countless metabolic and signaling pathways within the body. One of the many critical roles of zinc is in gastrointestinal function […]

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Vitamin D and Behaviors

Vitamin D and Autism New research is showing that up to 75% of children on the autism spectrum show significant improvement with high dose Vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D levels are very often significantly lower in children with autism and ADHD. Vitamin D has many vital roles in our body, including enhancing intestinal absorption of […]

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How Do I Get My Child To Sleep?!?

Sleeping Tips for the Child with Autism I am going to be completely honest, we are 7 years in to this journey, and we still sometimes have struggles with my son who is on the autism spectrum sleeping all night, every night. However, it has improved so very much over the years. He now sleeps […]

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Probiotics

Probiotics for Autism, Autoimmune and More Probiotics (good, healthy bacteria needed for gut and digestive health) are being recognized for helping in many conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), depression, anxiety, autism, ADHD, and many autoimmune conditions.   Front and center, gut health plays an important role in overall health and immune function. And […]