It can be tricky to identify nutrient deficiencies because it’s not just about what we eat on a day to day basis. It’s about our genetic make-up, our mother’s nutrient status during pregnancy, our digestion and ability to absorb nutrients too. It is also about our exposure to anti-nutrients in our lifestyles and environments. If […]
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 […]