ADHD/Learning Delays

The brain and the gut are intrinsically linked! When you nourish the body, you nourish the brain. If your child has ADD, ADHD, or learning delays, certain food compounds or additives can worsen those conditions. Understanding the unique response and dietary needs of your child can make all the difference.

Explore our articles on diet and nutrition intervention for ADHD, learning delays, and other special needs.

Does Sugar Cause Hyperactivity in Children?

Does Sugar Cause Hyperactivity in Children?

How an ADHD Diet Can Help Your Child   Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD face difficulties interacting with peers, performing well in school, and getting along with family members at home. Although more research into the multitude of...

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Salicylate Sensitivity and Summer 2021

Salicylate Sensitivity and Summer 2021

If you were hoping that summertime – a time with no school, fresh air, sunshine, and exercise – would help your child feel better and improve their behavior…. but it hasn’t, then salicylates might be your challenge. Salicylates in Food Salicylates...

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Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets

Egg-Free Chicken Nuggets   GFCFSF/Low Oxalate/Low Salicylate, Egg-Free, and Nut-Free Use white vinegar for low salicylate. Ingredients Chicken breasts or thighs 2/3 cup GF flour (I use 2/3 brown rice flour and 1/3 potato starch or tapioca starch or a combo of...

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Nourishing Hope Holiday Guide

Nourishing Hope Holiday Guide

  Holiday Gift Guide I get many in my community who ask about my favorite products. When we are looking to nourish our families in the healthiest ways possible, having great kitchen tools are a must! The holidays can be a great opportunity to change our our...

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Healthy Halloween: Trick or Treat Reinvented

Healthy Halloween: Trick or Treat Reinvented

Halloween is almost here. This year, some families may be choosing to find new ways to celebrate that do not include trick or treating or large gatherings. There is still so much you can do to make this Halloween memorable, fun, healthy, and safe.  Instead of Trick or...

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Is Meat Glue Hiding in Your Child’s Chicken Nuggets?

Is Meat Glue Hiding in Your Child’s Chicken Nuggets?

September is Chicken Month! Who would have thought? But, it is a great opportunity to talk about chicken and how it fits into a healthy diet. Chicken can be a wonderful protein source for many individuals. However, there are some issues to watch out for when choosing...

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Starting a Fall Garden

Starting a Fall Garden

It’s mid summer and if you have a garden you are probably harvesting, or just beginning to harvest, your summer vegetables like zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and green beans. But can you believe… it’s already time to think about fall crops?! If you...

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18 Years: ONE Empowering Idea for ADHD & Autism

18 Years: ONE Empowering Idea for ADHD & Autism

This Spring marks the anniversary of ONE Empowering Idea for ADHD & Autism that’s helped countless children and families worldwide. This ONE idea, Nourishing Hope – giving specialized attention to the food and nutrition children receive to help them improve...

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