Nourishing Hope for Autism (and ADHD)

Nutrition and Diet Guide for Healing Children

julie-matthewsNourishing Hope for Autism is authored by Julie Matthews, a Certified Nutrition Consultant with 18 years’ clinical experience and research into autism nutrition and special diets. Nourishing Hope includes over 200 scientific references that explain the underlying factors in autism, WHY and HOW dietary choices matter, and dozens of client examples and direct experience.

No other clinician/researcher/author has investigated the BIG PICTURE of Food/Nutrition and how specific Diet CHOICES influence childhood disorders (ADHD, Autism, and more!). No other book presents an evidence-based approach to USING this information in step-by-step manner for each child.

Nourishing Hope has helped parents and clinicians around the world to make BEST USE of dietary choices, while advancing global awareness that children CAN improve, even fully recover from autism, ADHD, and beyond.

What Parents Report when Following a Special Diet

  • Improved Digestion
  • Reduced Gastrointentinal Pain
  • Less rash or czema
  • Physical pain relieved
  • Aggressive behavior ceases
  • More language
  • Ability to Focus
  • Sleeping through the night
  • Making eye contact
  • Easier toilet training

Nourishing Hope is the only text that definitively explains the science behind dietary intervention and contains a step-by-step implementation guide – in an easy to read format.

Food is Medicine

but there is no “one-size-fits-all” Diet

based on their Unique Biochemistry, Health History, and Genetics

Improve Your Clinical Effectiveness
by Personalizing Autism Diet and Nutrition for Your Child

Doctors use Nourishing Hope

One word sums up Nourishing Hope – fantastic! Julie Matthews has done a masterful job at breaking down the complexities of the various medical diets into an easy and understandable format. She is a great asset to my patients.

Dr. Kurt Woeller, D.O.

Julie is a gifted nutritionist.. I encourage parents and practitioners alike to read Nourishing Hope.

Elisa Song, M.D.


Julie Matthews’ approach to nutrition, diet and supplementation provides a unique blend of traditional and holistic approaches. Her mastery of these is superb and very practical.

John Hicks, M.D.

Diet is an essential first step to autism treatment. Julie’s written a comprehensive guide to understanding how diet affects these children and why there is hope for autism. Nourishing Hope helps me support my patients by providing both complex scientific information and practical steps for implementing a healthy diet for children with autism.

Nancy O’Hara, M.D.


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For Autism and beyond….

  • ADHD
  • Aspergers
  • Learning delays
  • Developmental Delays
  • Mood conditions: irritability, anxiety, depression
  • Aggression
  • Allergies and asthma

While this book focuses on autism, similar underlying factors apply to other childhood conditions. The principles and practices that nourish children with autism, help children with other conditions too. Nourishing Hope for Autism is used by families addressing varied childhood conditions.

The most advanced Diet & Nutrition education available!

Learn WHAT you need to know, WHY it makes scientific sense to following an autism diet, and HOW to be effective using food and nutrition to help your child. Stemming from 10 years of research and clinical experience, I provide answers to parents’ most pressing questions:

  • Should my child follow a special diet, and which one?
  • What will my picky eater eat?
  • Will my child get adequate nutrition?
  • Is there science behind these diets?
  • I’m overwhelmed – can I do it?

Julie explains her book

Nourishing Hope changed my son’s life

Nourishing Hope
Nutrition and Diet Guide

Autism diet intervention guide for parents and professionals.

Provides the scientific WHY and HOW varied diets help children
find relief from the symptoms of autism.
Contains step-by-step nutrition guide that stems from
extensive clinical experience and research.

Nourishing Hope for Autism (Digital Access) – $30

Additional Learning Tools by Nourishing Hope …

Whether your child is newly diagnosed, or if you’ve been on the diet path for years, Nourishing Hope has something for you—Guaranteed. If these tool do not help you, or you are dissatisfied, return them within 30 days for full refund.

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