Nutrition

B Vitamins are Critical for Good Mental Health: Here’s Why

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According to the World Health Organization, mental health conditions are a leading cause of disability worldwide. While often overlooked, nutrition and vitamin intake are major contributing factors in mental illness. The B vitamins in particular are critical for optimum mental health. Let’s take a look at why B vitamins are so important. What are B […]

Nutrition

The Stress-Magnesium Connection: What You Need to Know

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Feeling stressed? Are you getting enough magnesium? Read on to learn more about the stress-magnesium connection. The stress-magnesium connection Stress has a significant negative effect on our body’s nutrient stores. Our natural stress response rapidly depletes existing nutrient levels and can also prevent the body from absorbing essential nutrients. This is a big part of […]

ADHD

Special Diets for Autism & ADHD: Do They Help?

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Ten years ago, my son was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He has made tremendous progress over the past decade, in large part due to holistic, nutrition-based therapies. The knowledge base on autism and other neurodevelopmental, learning, and behavioral conditions has advanced significantly during that time as well. One area of […]