Personalized Nutrition / Special Diets

Personalized Nutrition/Special Diets

Every child is unique and so are their nutritional needs. Our underlying body systems, biochemical factors, and nutrient deficiencies shape the foods that are best (and not best) for each of us individually. You can gain an overview on personalized nutrition and special diets here.

And explore all of our articles on special diets and BioIndividual Nutrition® strategies (my proven methodology for personalized nutrition) below.

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Diet for Autism
Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Diet for Autism

Choosing to implement a gluten-free and dairy-free diet for you or your child with autism can be beneficial in many ways. Reports from parents after implementing a gluten-free and dairy-free diet include improvements in areas such as cognition, receptive and...

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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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Could Food Be Causing Your Child’s Aggression?
Could Food Be Causing Your Child’s Aggression?

Aggression is a difficult and sometimes devastating symptom that occurs in children for varied reasons—some known and some unknown. The correlation between food and behavior intrigued me 20 years ago, and sparked my career as a nutrition researcher and clinician. And...

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Rutabagas – The Hidden Gem for Most Special Diets
Rutabagas – The Hidden Gem for Most Special Diets

The Rutabaga, also known as a swede, Swedish turnip (though distinctly different than a turnip), and neep (in Scotland).  Rutabagas are root vegetables and a member of the cruciferous or brassica family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts,...

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BioIndividual Nutrition and Therapeutic Diets
BioIndividual Nutrition and Therapeutic Diets

Personalizing Your Diet and Nutrition Approach Once you’ve made changes in your child’s diet (or even your own) and seen some improvements, now it’s time to customize your approach, optimizing the food your child eats to suit their unique needs. There are many special...

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What You Need to Know About a Low Histamine Diet
What You Need to Know About a Low Histamine Diet

Is your child experiencing a regression right now? Inflammatory response going haywire, despite their usual dietary patterns? Maybe it seems like your child seem is going through a yeast flare despite anti-candida diets or maybe even anti-fungal therapy. What about...

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What You Need To Know About Oxalates
What You Need To Know About Oxalates

Oxalates are highly reactive molecules found in certain foods. They create pain and inflammation in the body, particularly for certain people. Oxalates are found in high amounts in spinach, swiss chard, nuts, sweet potatoes, beets, chocolate, and many other foods....

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