Toxins/Natural Solutions

Toxins/Natural Solutions

Getting a Chest Freezer to Make Your Kitchen Life Easier

With all of that extra frozen storage space with a chest freezer, you can be sure to have all the ingredients you’ll need on hand for any special dietary need. You can buy meat, nuts, flours and other foods in bulk to save money and store them in your freezer until...

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Limit Sugar for Good Health
Limit Sugar for Good Health

Most nutritionists recommend avoiding sugar in the diet—and applying this basic advice to kids is important.  Sugar is addicting and bad for our health. But with all of the parent-child battles that can happen (screen-time, bedtime, chores, etc.) there can be so many...

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Cloth Diapering Made Easy
Cloth Diapering Made Easy

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.

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Pesticides and Autism

With the state of California planning to spray unnecessary, ineffective, untested (and known to be harmful) pesticides on 7 million people, I think it’s prudent to highlight studies that demonstrate the increased risk of autism associated with pesticides. (See my...

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Food Additives Finally Recognized as Causing Hyperactivity

A study published in September 2007 issue of The Lancet “Food additives and hyperactive behaviour in 3-year-old and 8/9-year-old children in the community: a randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial,” conducted by Donna McCann and her team in the UK, has...

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Environmental Toxins

Environment toxins have an effect on all children and adults, especially those on the autistic spectrum. It is not thoroughly known whether environmental toxins are an underlying cause of autism that can change biochemistry (like mercury), or if they can damage...

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