Healing the Gut

September 30, 2017

The Five Root Causes of Autism Challenges

You’ve possibly noticed just how different each autistic person is.  The kinds of therapies and treatments most suited to helping each one of us are almost as diverse as we are. But the lifestyle changes that address our underlying health challenges are ALL the SAME! How can this be? Autistics […]
January 3, 2017

What Happens When Autism Inflammation Stops?

Inflammation seems to be at the root of most (over 85%) of human ills.  Obesity.  Heart Disease.  Dementia.  Migraines.  Psoriasis.  Thyroid Problems.  Cancers.  Lupus.  Allergies.  ADHD.  Chronic pain.  And much, much more. Try doing a web browser search on the health issue that bothers you the most, alongside the word […]
January 10, 2015
bone broth in a freezer proof jar

Tips for Fastest, Easiest, Hyper-Nourishing Bone Broths

I recently realized that my kitchen is much more dedicated to efficiency than most people’s are. It’s not that I don’t like cooking… I love combining flavours in new ways, trying out new international spice blends. But I really like minimizing the time, mess, and fuss, while maximizing the benefits […]
December 24, 2014

Berry Macaroons (or Bird’s Nests)

I promised you a cookie recipe before the holidays, and had planned to have it to you earlier.  However, Robbie Burns’ “best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley” comes to mind, when it comes to managing a life with autism.  I can set intentions, but when they’ll […]
September 10, 2014

Cabbage Rejuvelac? Why Bother?

If you’re living with autism, you’re most likely living with gut dysbiosis (the wrong creatures in the gut, manufacturing toxins that impair emotional balance, mental functioning, and physical strength, ability, and immune capacity). There are a growing number of ways to deal with this. You can take expensive probiotic pills […]
July 22, 2014

Cashew Sour Cream

Many of us in the autistic spectrum can’t eat dairy products.  Sometimes we have outright allergies, and sometimes just gut dysbiosis, in which case the opiates in the milk protein (casein) don’t get broken down, and end up making us fuzzy brained and addicted. Now, dairy products also add to […]
June 19, 2014

What’s Lyme’s Got to Do with Autism?.

Gut Dysbiosis is one of the five root causes of autism.  There are no autistic spectrum individuals without some degree of digestive and malnourishment trouble, and often, dysbiosis is behind the problem. On its own — with no other root causes of autism at play — having the wrong creatures […]
May 29, 2014

If Your Body is a Temple, Food is the Brick and Mortar for Repair

There are lots of good resources out there which are now clarifying the powerful link between food and health. If our bodies don’t have the specific types of bricks and mortar they need to do maintenance and repairs, the consequences fall on our thinking, our emotions, our physical health, and […]
November 29, 2013

Why Autistics Have Digestive Stink and Upset

Why do autistics tend to have SO many digestive problems, and really bad stink associated with bowel movements?  Why are constipation or diarrhea so common?  Why are we so likely to have smelly feet, bad breath, and noxious body odours?  I’m sorry folks, but we can’t deal with it if […]