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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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 […]


MTHFR- What You Need To Know

Methylation deficiencies and a defect in MTHFR are linked to many conditions/symptoms, including: ADHD Frequent miscarriages Autism Hashimoto’s or Hypothyroidism Delayed Speech Headaches Bipolar or manic depression Heart disease Diabetes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome IBS Autoimmune Conditions   MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrafolate-reductase) is a much needed enzyme in the body. It’s required for processing methylation and converting folic […]

How to Fix Leaky Gut!

This is Part 2 of the Leaky Gut series. Check Part 1 out here which explains what Leaky Gut (Intestinal Hyperpermeability) is and why you should care! As previously explained, up to 80% of our immune systems lie within our digestive tract. If it is out of whack, we will not have optimal health. This […]

Favorite Autism Resources

When we first decided to change the way our family ate, it was challenging. This was such a big change and it was something completely foreign to us. My husband was not on board with it in the least because we were literally taking out the only things in my son’s diet that he would […]

6 Surprising Signs Your Child May Have Digestive Issues

As published on Zhou Nutrition All disease begins in the gut”—Hippocrates. Research over the past 2 decades is finding that many chronic health conditions begin with the health of our digestive systems. In fact up to 80% of our immune systems is set within our digestive tract. If the GI is not well maintained it […]

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Are Autoimmune Conditions Reversible?

Autoimmune Conditions Result From Chronic Inflammation Many times when someone has an autoimmune disorder, they will eventually be diagnosed with another autoimmune condition. So someone may have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hashimoto’s and/or Multiple Sclerosis. This is because autoimmune conditions are a malfunction of the entire immune system –which is a complex system which should work […]

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So many people suffer from eczema! If you have ever had it, you know how irritating it can be. Eczema is a dermatitis condition caused by an allergic inflammatory response.Eczema can stand alone or be common with those who also have autoimmune conditions or children with autism spectrum or ADHD. Symptoms can range from very […]

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Why is Digestive Health so Important?

  Research over the past 2 decades is finding that most chronic health conditions begin with the health of our digestive systems. An unhealthy gut contributes to disorders such as diabetes, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, obesity and rheumatoid arthritis. There is growing evidence that our gut microbiome (balance of good and bad […]

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Coconut Oil!

The health related questions I get asked most frequently are about coconut oil. “How do I use it?” “What are the benefits?” “How should I add it to my diet?” “What about the saturated fat content?” There are many amazing health benefits to coconut oil! It is loaded with antioxidant properties and is a great […]