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Best Time of Day to Take Fish Oil?

For decades, many people who take Omega-3 have opted to take the supplements first thing in the morning. Do you do that? Is that the best time to take them? What do you eat for breakfast? Eggs, bacon, sausage, something substantial like that, or maybe cereal or muffins, some crackers, maybe even skip breakfast altogether. […]


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Pau D’Arco and Autism

Does your child with autism laugh for no reason at all? Do they have these large mood swings? Happy 1-minute anger, rage, sadness the next minute. Do they crave sugar all the time? Then you might have heard about the herb Pau D’Arco as a possible solution. And there are a few different ways of […]


Olive Leaf Extracts for Autism – What does the science say?

Olive leaf extracts – were you told that your child should take them? Or maybe you read about it in a Facebook group? Does it seem kind of mysterious? Maybe you’ve heard some good things, but then maybe you also heard some bad things. You might be curious, but just not sure about trying it. […]


Is Dipeptidylpeptidase-4 in Digestive Enzymes Needed for Your Autistic Child?

Does your child take a digestive enzyme? Does it have Dipeptidylpeptidase IV in it? We abbreviate that to DPP-IV. Is it really necessary to have DPP IV in the digestive enzyme? Is Dipeptidylpeptidase IV digestive enzyme needed? Let’s talk about nutrition. Nutrition strongly influences many chronic inflammatory diseases, with food metabolism being closely linked to […]


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What to do when your child stops taking their supplements?

That’s frustrating, right? You did all kinds of work to figure out the supplements and then you bought them and your child stops taking them. All right. Let’s sort that out, because believe it or not, I love when this happens. Why do I love it when kids stop taking their supplements? Because they’re communicating […]


Should I Give My Child With Autism A Vitamin D Supplement?

There’s a lot of good information in here that’s really going to help you with your child, so let’s get straight to it. Vitamin D Vitamin D is a potent neurosteroid important for brain neural development and antioxidant mechanisms. The cerebrospinal fluid contains vitamin D and enzymes, which take part in vitamin D synthesis in the brain.  […]


Autism: Do Digestive Enzymes Help?

So what are digestive enzymes? Great question. They’re plant or animal proteins that are similar to the enzymes in our human gastrointestinal tract that help us digest the food we eat. In 2009 the autism research Institute parents survey found that of the 2,350 responses 62% saw a benefit in using digestive enzymes for their child […]


Does NAC Help Irritability?

Warning – This is Not for Beginners N-acetylcysteine is used as the culture media for candida. Meaning that if your child has yeast overgrowth or dysbiosis, NAC is food for exactly what you don’t want to grow. In the lab, NAC is used as food – that’s what scientists call culture media – for candida. […]


Magnesium & Autism

Warning – This is for Beginners AND Advanced Magnesium is many times used both at the beginning of healing from autism, as well as towards the end. In the beginning, it’s usually used alone, but towards the end of healing, it’s used in combination with other supplements that need Magnesium as a cofactor. So, many […]


Is Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) Effective For Those With Autism?

Warning: This information is NOT for Beginners PEA has been widely studied for various therapeutic areas in thousands of adults, but it is not well studied in children. PEA is not a supplement to start with, but for those who have a knowledgeable healthcare team in place, PEA can be an option. So please, make […]