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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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 […]

5 Reasons Why Chia Seeds Are An Amazing Superfood

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia Hispanica which is native to South America. As published on Zhou Nutrition website. “Chia” means strength and has long been known for its energy producing qualities. Historically, the Mayan and Aztec cultures used chia seeds for energy and endurance during long distance running or even […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Nutrition in Autism

Healing the gut—What’s the purpose for Autism?

Autism is a developmental disorder that can affect language, behavior, and socialization. While the exact cause of Autism is unknown, many experts agree that it is a mix of genetic components combined with environmental triggers causing a downward cascade of immune dysfunction in the body leading to neurological dysfunction. Some are now referring to the […]