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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 […]

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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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 […]

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Digestive Enzymes

Digestive Enzymes (Autism) Digestive enzymes are a crucial part of optimal health and healing many symptoms associated with autism. If there were only one supplement to add to your protocol…this would be it! Digestive enzymes are naturally occurring in our digestive tracts and help on several levels. For one, they break down the foods and […]

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Methyl B12 for Autism

Many of those on the autism spectrum and with ADHD have been found to be lacking in Methyl B12 when evaluated through lab work. Methylcobalamin (Methyl) B12 is an active form of B12 that supports metabolism and is needed for almost every cell in our body. It is critical for the function of the nervous […]

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Gluten Free/Casein Free Food Substitutions for Autism Kids

Transitioning to a new way of eating doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might imagine. Let’s look specifically at Gluten free/Casein free food substitutions for the extremely picky eater. Many children with autism have food aversions and will not try anything new. I get it. My son was the same way. There finally […]

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How Diet Change Helped My Son’s Autism

When my son first started showing signs of autism, I was determined to give it my all and find out how to help him. I was so excited to have this little guy; I followed every guideline to a “T” and I watched all of his milestones so carefully.  All of his developmental milestones were […]