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The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Children

In the early 1980s, researchers first linked ADHD to essential fatty acid deficiency. Recent years have seen an unprecedented rise in autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Since our nerves and brain are composed mainly of fats, poor omega 3 fatty acid status can alter neurotransmitter function and inhibit brain performance on many levels. This deficiency has a greater impact on males because their requirements for essential fatty acids are , in general, much... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bioindividual Nutrition: Breaking Barriers for Autism

When people think of autism and nutrition, the first thing that often comes to mind is food sensitivities, especially given the widespread attention to the impact of certain additives and common triggers (such as wheat or dairy) on that condition.  Even more paramount, is the evidence suggesting  that Autism is largely a  whole-body disorder  in which an individual's biochemistry  affects the  brain, learning and behavior . Restoring balance within the... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, April 5, 2018