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Autism and Special Diets

Dietary restrictions have become an important part of life for many autism families today.  With biomedical treatments ranking high on the list of what parents claim to be effective in… Read more »

Emerging Science Combined with Common Sense Gives Parents Better Options for Preventing Autism

Emerging Science Combined with Common Sense Gives Parents Better Options for Preventing Autism

Switch to green cleaning and personal care products (e.g., shampoo, toothpaste, body lotion, facial cream). The average American home contains 3-10 gallons of hazardous materials, and 85 percent of the… Read more »

Got [Camel] Milk?

Got [Camel] Milk?

Nomads in Algeria have long said, “Water is the soul, milk is the life.” They may be proved right by emerging reports that camel milk, the drink of nomadic peoples… Read more »

Feeding Issues and Autism

Feeding Issues and Autism

Parents and caregivers of children with autism frequently report that feeding issues are of great concern on an ongoing basis.  Research has confirmed that the eating behaviors of children with… Read more »

We Can Change the State of our Children’s Health

We Can Change the State of our Children’s Health

As a student athlete at Villanova, I realized that if I wanted to maintain a competitive edge, I would need to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Eating organic whole foods, getting… Read more »

Healing the Gut in Teenagers… And Beyond

Healing the Gut in Teenagers… And Beyond

Pam Ferro, RN is a parent of a child with autism, the co-founder of Hopewell Associates, Inc., the Director of the Children’s Autism Program at Hopewell, a Defeat Autism Now!… Read more »

The Essential Diet for Children with Autism

After the publication of my article in The Autism File (issue 5, Autumn 2000) on nutritional management of our son Nicholas, I received a lot of phone calls from parents… Read more »

Improved Nutrition Relieves Bowel Problems & Infections

Taurine, like carnitine, is synthesised from methionine and cysteine. It, too, is found only in animal products. A deficiency in intake of these three amino acids, or a metabolic defect… Read more »

Herbal Medicines Benefit Autism

The challenge of the spectrum of disorders we call autism demands that we cast a wide net in hunting down anything that might aid improvement. Herbal medicine, while not yet… Read more »

Omega-3 Oils Provide A Cornerstone To Integrated Nutritional Support In ASD.

It is now estimated that the prevalence of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) lies between 1 in every 100-200 children under the age of 5 years, with ADHD and related behavioural… Read more »



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