When I first met Callum he was 8 years old and had just been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. He was emotionally labile, struggled with basic social communication, was very anxious, he also had food intolerances. His parents were concerned that he wouldn’t be able to cope in mainstream school as he was hugely sensitive and […]
Is your child struggling at school? Is being lively, impulsive or unfocused causing problems with their learning? Nutrition can help.
The importance of diet cannot be overlooked when trying to understand children’s behaviour. There are five critical areas that need to be considered when helping children with concentration and behavioural issues.
Blood sugar balance.
The body works […]
After my eldest son was born I waivered a bit in my approach to natural health. I suffered with ill-health that natural approaches couldn’t rectify. I succumbed to antibiotics. There was an overlap with breastfeeding my son of just a few days, but those few days were enough to alter his gut flora for the rest […]
Pyroluria, the condition associated with raised kryptopyrroles in the blood, is a subject close to my heart.
This metabolic disorder is genetic and it has the capacity to ruin lives. Yet, there is no real acknowledgement of the condition in mainstream medicine.
Kryptopyrroles are a by-product of haemoglobin synthesis. In individuals with Pyroluria excess kryptopyrroles are produced and are excreted […]
Autism – more than psychological.
The use of special diets for autism is controversial. This is unfortunate as it can stop parents from discussing with others what a change of diet has done for their child. It also opens up the debate about the causes and environmental triggers of autism, a debate that some people are not willing […]