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Nutrition Series Part 6: Vitamin Supplementation

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Nutrition Series Part 6: Vitamin Supplementation We all have experience taking vitamins, whether they were the crunchy, sweet, Flintstones variety, or if you were subjected to a horse pill with your orange juice every morning, we’ve been there! Recently there’s been a lot of kick back with using ‘one size fits all’ multivitamins. Several studies […]

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Nutrition Series Part 5: Probiotics

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Nutrition Series Part 5: Probiotics   **Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed utilizing a gluten free and casein free diet, an allergen elimination diet, and a diet free of additives and dyes, to help your child have a decrease in symptoms from autism, ADHD, asthma and allergies. We moved on to helpful supplements with […]

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Nutrition Series Part 3: Elimination of Harmful Food Additives

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Nutrition Series Part 3: Elimination of Harmful Food Additives   (Originally this post included discussion on eliminating both sugar and food additives, but the deeper I got into the research, the more I realized each one needs it’s own commentary. So keep your eyes open for the sugar elimination article and do your best to […]

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Nutrition Series Part 2: Elimination of the Sensitive Six

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Sensitive Six What? The six foods most like to produce bodily reactions are called the Sensitive 6 andinclude: Wheat Dairy Eggs Peanuts Corn Soy Wheat, dairy, soy, eggs and peanuts are the most common food allergies for children under three, but are frequently outgrown within one to seven years. Food allergies that develop after the […]

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Nutrition Series Part 1: Gluten and Casein Free Diet

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Nutrition Series Part 1: Gluten and Casein Free Diet What? A gluten and casein free diet is often referred to as “The Autism Diet” because it is one of the main, alternative treatments recommended for children (or adults) on the spectrum. But do you know what it really is? You’ve heard of gluten, right? You […]

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Upcoming Nutrition Series!

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Nutrition Series for the 4 A’s Autism, ADHD, Asthma & Allergies What are the 4 A’s? Autism, ADHD, Asthma and Allergies are what is known as the 4 A’s. These disorders have risen significantly in the last 10-15 years, specifically in children, with no clear reason why. When the first survey done on Autism was […]

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Omega 3’s and Why You Need Them

By Jennie Shafer / a couple of years ago

Omega 3’s Miracle nutrition What is it? Omega 3 fatty acids are also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids and are essential for human health. But our bodies do not produce omega 3’s, which means we need to eat a diet rich in this nutrient to receive the benefits. There are two main omega fatty acids, EPA […]