Watermelon Cupcakes
Watermelon Cupcakes

Are you looking for a dessert that is festive and delicious? Did you know, on average… Kids eat 66 grams of sugar per day, two and a half times what’s recommended. And it equals 53 POUNDS of sugar per year! Sugar sweetened beverages make up 47% of this sugar and sweet...

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Effectiveness of Therapeutic Diets for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Effectiveness of Therapeutic Diets for Autism Spectrum Disorder

In our survey, we looked at how frequently the diets were used. The topmost used diet was a gluten-free and casein-free (GFCF) diet. Second, was a healthy diet. Third was a casein-free diet by itself and fourth was a gluten-free diet by itself.

The GFCF diet is a popular diet among autism families and as we will see, provides good benefit and symptom improvement. Additionally, some of the diets that were not as commonly used, were highly rated and had some of the higher symptom improvements. For example, while the Feingold diet was only used by 74 people compared to 221 on the GFCF diet, the Feingold diet was the second highest rated diet with no adverse effects reported and was the number one for symptom improvement in 6 symptoms. So it’s advantageous to look not only at the most commonly used diets, but to also look at diets based on what symptoms that an individual is looking to address.

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Ingredients: 2 avocadoes 1/3-1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa or carob powder 1 cup of sweetener (honey, maple syrup, dates) Instructions:Blend avocados, cocoa powder, and maple syrup until smooth and creamy. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving....

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs
Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Artificial colors can be the cause of many negative reactions when they are ingested into our bodies. Some children and adults become hyperactive, irritable, aggressive, inattentive, or have other symptoms known to stem from artificial colors made from petroleum-based...

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Halloween Candy Solution
Halloween Candy Solution

If your child is following a special diet, or you just don’t want them to eat junk, you might be dreading Halloween, or even wondering if you should go trick or treating at all. For kids with food allergens and intolerances, trying to sort through the gluten, dairy,...

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