Magnesium is a very common deficiency in the general population. Diets high in carbohydrate and sugar can cause a magnesium deficiency simply because it creates a need for additional magnesium to control blood sugar levels. This becomes a huge issue when a carbohydrate and sugar rich diet is also lacking magnesium. Heavy sweating during exercise […]
There are a number a reason to be concerned about possible nutritional deficiencies in autism and its related disorders. These include higher needs for certain nutrients and lower intake. Here we discuss why we need to consider the nutritional status of children on the spectrum.
Children with autism often have self-imposed restricted diets that could […]
Carefully crafted, home cooked meals are shunned in favour of a plate of smiley potato faces and chicken nuggets once again. For the fifth time this week. You can’t remember the last time they ate something green, beige – yes, green never.
Children go through a phase during their toddler years where they have a […]