[This is part of our series: Getting Your Hopes Up: Stories of Healing Thru Diet and Nutrition. Each month we will be posting stories directly from mothers and fathers, on their experience using food and nutrition to help heal their child with autism, ADHD, and other developmental delays.] Shamus was diagnosed with moderate to severe […]
I use a combination of cotton prefolds and FuzziBunz pocket diapers. The cotton prefolds are really easy to wash and dry, they get very clean without any hassle. At night, I use FuzziBunz because the fleece layer wicks wetness away, and I can stuff them to fit my needs with more or less absorbency.
I found a great website from a mom and retired RN specializing in autism and developmental disorders that has non-toxic children’s products including a great assortment of lunch boxes and lunch gear free of lead, BPA, phthalates, and PVC. There are stainless steel containers with one or two compartments great for a sandwich and carrot […]
Environmental Law Foundation tested apple and grape juice, and packaged pears and peaches, and found many containing lead! Lead is neurotoxin, especially to babies and children. Check out this list which includes some baby foods and organic brands! http://envirolaw.org/documents/ProductsTestedforLeadFINAL.pdf
Did you know that Froot Loops is a smart food choice? The Smart Choices Program, which currently has 10 major food producers signed on including Kellogg’s, Kraft Foods, ConAgra Foods, Unilever, General Mills, PepsiCo, and Tyson Foods, is a nutrition labeling program, “motivated by the need for a single, trusted and reliable front-of-pack nutrition labeling […]
Genetically Modified Foods Require Immediate Moratorium According to The American Academy Of Environmental Medicine
May 19, 2009 the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) released a position paper on genetically modified food. In their most recent press release, the AAEM reiterates “there is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects” and that “GM foods pose a serious health risk in the areas of toxicology, […]
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and David Kirby Posted January 27, 2009 | 04:05 PM (EST) From Huffington Post Even as the evidence connecting America’s autism epidemic to vaccines mounts, dead-enders at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) — many of whom promoted the current vaccine schedule and others with strong ties to the vaccine industry […]