The Natural Learning Centre – Special Offer!

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Nourishing Hope for Autism (to be shipped)
Retail Value $30

The most comprehensive guide to the science and practice of using food, nutrition, and diet to remedy symptoms of autism and adhd.Autism diet intervention guide for parents and professionals. Provides the scientific WHY and HOW diet changes help children with autism. Contains a step-by-step nutrition guide to help you learn and be effective.

  • Understand that autism is whole-body disorder–that body, brain, and behavior are connected–and how that shapes food and nutrition choices
  • Learn how diet can dramatically help many children with autism.
  • Know which food omissions and additions are most imperative
  • Discover the most nutrient dense foods to ensure proper nutrition for your child, even picky eaters
  • Become empowered to get started or make further progress with diet.
Nourishing Hope for Autism is the only book that definitively explains the scientific rationale for dietary intervention and contains a step-by-step implementation guide – in and easy to read format

Cooking to Heal (Instant online access)

Specialized Cookbook and 4-hour instructional DVD (DVD to be shipped)

Retail Value $57
Cooking To Heal is Julie’s complete Autism Nutrition and hands-on cooking class for parents. It includes her autism diet COOKBOOK together with a DVD of her 4-hour LIVE autism nutrition and cooking class (sample videos below). You will learn about nutrition, cooking for special diets, specific food substitutions, making healthy desserts, supporting picky eaters, and much more!

“Cooking To Heal” stems from years of Julie’s clinical experience with parents and weekends in her kitchen creating palatable solutions – it’s guaranteed to help you be more effective with autism diet implementation.”

Cooking to Heal contains:

  • Recipes to meet your child’s special diet needs
  • Empowering nutrition education
  • Meal planning and menu ideas
  • make food preparation easier
  • Cooking with nutrient dense foods
  • nourish your child with foods they already love
  • Ideas for picky eaters including texture issues
  • Substitute ideas for every recipe
  • Options for the most restricted diets including egg-free, nut-free, grain-free, and multiple diet combinations
All recipes are gluten-free, casein-free, and soy-free… …and labeled for specific autism diet compliance.ALL AUTISM DIETS -Recipes for GFCF, SCD/GAPS, low oxalate diet, body ecology, Feingold, Weston A. Price/Nourishing Traditions, Failsafe and more

Learn the NUTRITIONAL benefits and HOW to prepare:

  • Fermented foods: raw sauerkraut, nut milk yogurt, and non-dairy kefir (excellent for digestion, reducing yeast overgrowth, immune function, reducing inflammation), and lacto-fermented fruits, kombucha, and kefir sodas (favorite children’s fermented foods),
  • Broths and soups: vegetable and mineral broths, chicken and beef stocks, and soups (boost and “sneak in” nutrition with nutrient dense broths)
  • Soaking and fermenting: grains, nuts, and beans including how to make nut milk and nut butter (essential preparation for proper digestion and nutrient absorption of all “seeds”)
  • Foods from pasture-raised animals: (nourishing to the brain and the nerves)
  • Grain-free and Gluten-free baking and snacksDISCOVER options for: Gluten-free, Egg-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Grain-free, Starch-free
60-Minute Modules – Complete Autism Diet and Nutrition Education (Instant online access)
Retail Value $100

Complete set 12 one-hour learning modules – specific topic instruction to advance learning and effectiveness with healing diets

Module Titles:

  • The HOW and WHY of the GFCF Diet for Beginners
  • Understanding & Implementing the SCD/GAPS Diets
  • Why Do Diet – The Scientific Rationale
  • Food Sensitivities & Rotation Diets
  • Understanding Phenols, Salicylates, and Faulty Sulfation
  • Fermented Foods + Yeast Diets and the Healthy “Gut”
  • Oxalates and the Low Oxalate Diet
  • Meal Ideas for The Whole Family
  • Confessions of an Adult Picky Eater
  • Healthy Diets and Meal Planing
  • Helping Picky Eaters
  • Q&A Open Forum with Picky Eater Focus

Each 60-Minute learning module stems from Julie Matthews’ ten years of research and clinical experience in every aspect of autism diet and nutrition application. This comprises complex understanding of the biochemistry of ASDs and the role of food, nutrition, and supplementation to aid digestive health and systemic healing. Each individual has unique dietary needs and a comprehensive understanding of the varied dietary strategy is essential for helping determine and evolve each person’s approach.

The Nourishing Hope Food Pyramid – Easy guide to using food for healing and good health, without the rigidity of a hyper-restrictive diet. (Instant online access)
Retail Value $37

The Nourishing Hope Food Pyramid helps you make healthy nutritious food choices, without the rigidity of a hyper-restrictive diet. It takes confusion out of dietary advice and makes for better planning, greater compliance, and easy tracking to ensure your success.

The Pyramid prioritizes foods by:

  • Most nutrient-dense
  • Most Healing
  • Easiest to digest
  • Least likely to cause a food reaction


  • 9 Foundational food healing principles including grass-fed animal foods, fermented foods and broths
  • Why animal protein and vegetables share the bottom rung of the pyramid
  • 6 simple food categories to ensure you meet all of your nutritional needs
  • The most nutrient dense and easy to digest foods
  • The best quality sources of food, portion sizes, and servings
  • Top 7 guidelines for using food to heal
  • Important food additives and substances to avoid

The Pyramid supports all special diets (foods are adapted as needed):

  • Gluten-free, casein/dairy-free, and soy-free
  • Primal/Paleo
  • Feingold and Failsafe
  • Low oxalate diet

A Detailed Description

A detailed description of each element on the pyramid including standard serving size and recommended number of servings.

Nutrition Checklists

Food Pyramid and Nutrient-Rich Food checklists are included to help you to track nourishing food intake.

Multimedia Presentation : 90 minute video with Powerpoint slides.