Monday, September 28, 2009

Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters

Click on the link above for an article about how to implement a diet with a picky eater.

When I first starting working with children on the Autism spectrum about 8 years ago, I thought that the diet was a good extra step parents could take to help their kids. Now I realize that diet should be the FIRST intervention a parent starts on their road to recovery. Proper nutrition is the backbone of all other metabolic processes in the body. If the gut isn't happy, you aren't happy.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

How to optimize you Vitamin D levels

Check out this video by Dr. Mercola. I know it is long, but there is some great information about which blood test are accurate to optimize Vitamin D levels. Great stuff. You can scroll down and see the written summary underneath the videos.

The two most important pieces of information:
1) Use D3 for oral supplimentation
2)The proper test is the LabCorp 25(OH)D level.

Click on the link below for more detailed information about Vitamin D levels and which tests to ask your doctor for.