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Pursuit of Research Promoting Good Nutrition For Special Needs

  • Organic Food And Heavy Metals
    by Lisa Geng on August 26, 2018 at 11:22 pm

    “Some of the worst offenders in the Clean Label Project’s tests were organic, plant-based protein powders. More than 75 percent had measurable levels of lead. And certified organic products averaged twice the heavy metals of their uncertified counterparts.” Simply stated, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage...Read More » […]

  • Back To School Useful Links
    by Lisa Geng on August 15, 2018 at 2:38 am

    Back to school time can be exciting, but for many of us with special needs students, it can also be stressful.  Here is information that may make the transition easier. Some parents like to start out the year with a letter to the teacher to explain their child’s diagnosis (and in particular if it’s  it’s...Read More » […]

  • Cherab Presents Chris’s crowdFunnit Birthday Party
    by Lisa Geng on August 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm

    “Bullying has left a mark on Chris’s soul. As a result, he suffers bouts of both anxiety and depression that others hate him and is afraid to leave our house. Chris who is on the autism spectrum desperately needs to know that he is worthy of having friends and that he is not alone” ~Mary...Read More » […]

  • Omega 3s Reduce Children’s Disruptive Behavior
    by Lisa Geng on August 13, 2018 at 1:48 am

    Giving children omega-3 fatty acid supplements reduces disruptive behavior, which in turn had a positive effect on their parents, making them less likely to argue with each other and engage in other verbal abuse, finds new randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled trial. “Something as simple as a dietary supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behavior, according to...Read More » […]

  • Fish Oil And Bleeding Risk
    by Lisa Geng on August 10, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    “There is a long-standing myth that omega-3s cause bleeding. We have used data from 18,000 patients who were in clinical trials over the years-mostly in heart disease, and there is not one case of bleeding from omega-3s” It has long been believed that fish oil may cause a person to bleed more easily, especially if...Read More » […]