Posts made in 2013

Is It ADHD Or Weak Iron Status? You Don’t Need An MRI To Find Out

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 | 14 comments

Is It ADHD Or Weak Iron Status? You Don’t Need An MRI To Find Out

Get the facts on the iron-ADHD-brain connection here. No MRI needed.

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Autism: It’s About Potential, Not Neurodiversity

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 | 1 comment

Autism: It’s About Potential, Not Neurodiversity

More controversy for Autism Speaks. Does it mean more splintering for our community?

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Sensory Nutrition Checklist: There May Be Quick Solutions To Challenging “Behaviors”

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 | 2 comments

Sensory Nutrition Checklist: There May Be Quick Solutions To Challenging “Behaviors”

Is it “behavior” or a relatively easy nutrition fix?

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Can You Prevent Halloween Candy Reactions and Meltdowns?

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 | 0 comments

Can You Prevent Halloween Candy Reactions and Meltdowns?

Halloween is just a few days away. Your kids will eat stuff. Here’s how to mitigate the effects of weird, colored, corn-syrup-y food

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FPIES: Solutions Don’t Have To Be Mysterious

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 | 15 comments

FPIES: Solutions Don’t Have To Be Mysterious

FPIES needn’t be an odyssey. Get started now with measures to help your baby or child feel better, function better.

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Pedi Paleo: Can Paleo Eating Work For Kids?

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Pedi Paleo: Can Paleo Eating Work For Kids?

Short answer: Yes, and your kids just might love it

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Junk Food In Pregnancy Means More Aggression, Tantrums, Anxiety For Kids

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 | 0 comments

Junk Food In Pregnancy Means More Aggression, Tantrums, Anxiety For Kids

Research shows: Stormy weather ahead for moms who eat more junky diets while pregnant

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Light It Up for Autism Awareness: Seven Simple Steps Your Pediatrician Can Do

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 | 1 comment

Light It Up for Autism Awareness: Seven Simple Steps Your Pediatrician Can Do

World Autism Awareness Day. Lots of blue lighting going on. I’m not sure this is the best use of the enormous monetary resources that Autism Speaks has at its disposal. What does it cost to light all those buildings blue anyway? Rather than pediatricians wearing happy blue neck ties today, why not give out vitamin D drops instead, or offer a free vitamin D status check for all kids on the spectrum? Seriously, it’s just one of dozens of nutrients that may have a key role in preventing or even ameliorating autism features. Autism Speaks does not underwrite treatment. They do like...

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The Best Mac and Cheese: No Cow, No Gluten

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 | 1 comment

The Best Mac and Cheese: No Cow, No Gluten

Make this unbelievable macaroni and cheese without gluten or cow’s milk dairy.

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Blenders versus Juicers: Which Gets More Nutrients Into Kids?

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 | 1 comment

Blenders versus Juicers: Which Gets More Nutrients Into Kids?

I was given a really nice blender as a birthday gift a while back, and then received a really nice juicer for Christmas later on. Did I need both? Seemed extravagant at first, but it turns out I’m glad to have both, because I use either or both every day. You might want these in your kitchen too. Juicing and blending smoothies let you get more whole raw fresh fruits and vegetables into your kids. Which might work best in your house? First, a blender – a powerful one, like a VitaMix (which you can get at a 25% discount with a licensed health care provider’s letter of need), Bullet, KitchenAid...

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