Gut bacteria can produce brain chemicals that influence the brain! Recovery from a mental health disorder should include dietary changes to improve gut health and fight infection and inflammation in the body.
Posted on April 30, 2013
Posted on April 23, 2013
Bringing awareness to autism is critical since one in 50 children is now diagnosed with the condition. As a parent of an autistic child, you can use creative play to support communication, problem-solving, and brain health.
Posted on February 20, 2013
Would you be surprised to learn that a viral or bacterial infection during pregnancy could increase the risk of a child developing autism? Parents can watch for warning signs early on to support a child’s immune health and fight a fungal infection that could lead to autism.
Posted on January 23, 2013
If your child suffers from OCD, mood swings, ADHD, or other developmental issues, a behavioral disorder may not be to blame. A strep infection can often lead to a condition called PANDAS that affects the central nervous system and neurological health.
Inattentive, Moody, or Even Violent? You or Your Child May Be Suffering from Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
Posted on January 09, 2013
Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is difficult to diagnose with standard celiac tests, yet it affects nearly 18 million Americans. Research reveals that both children and adults with behavioral issues often respond to a gluten-free diet.
Posted on September 18, 2012
Studies have proven that while organic food may not be more nutritious than conventional food, it does contain lower levels of pesticides. Pesticides in food are especially harmful to those with a compromised immune system, like pregnant women, infants, and the elderly.
Posted on September 11, 2012
Today, stem cell therapy is being explored as a way to treat autism. Although this discovery is exciting, it may not provide the clear answers that parents of children with neurological disorders are looking for.
The Top 3 Most Addicting Foods, Why They’re Destroying Your Health, and How to Get Your Kids Off Them
Posted on August 27, 2012
Long-term food addiction can start as early as childhood. If you take a look at what your kids are eating for breakfast, you may be shocked to find addictive "narcotic foods" in their cereal bowls!
Posted on May 15, 2012
Oxytocin is called the bliss hormone for good reason! It creates warm feelings of love when bonding and can also influence the digestive system to calm gastrointestinal inflammation.