Autism & the GI Factor

Autism & the GI Factor

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are among the most common medical conditions associated with autism, according to the autism advocacy organization Autism Speaks. The problems range from chronic constipation or diarrhea to irritable and inflammatory bowel syndromes and acid reflux. While these conditions can occur at any age, they have been studied most frequently in young children with autism. The CDC recently found that children with autism are more than 3.5 times more Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Diet & Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Diet & Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Despite the fact that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older, many of us are not aware (or choose to ignore) that we could be at risk. After all, it’s an “age-related,” thing so that can’t mean us! Unfortunately, we may be at risk and once the process of degeneration has begun there is no cure. Here’s what you should Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Make the Most of What’s Fresh

Make the Most of What’s Fresh

Enjoy fresh, seasonal produce straight from the farm while it’s in season, and glean the nutritional benefits. We all know that eating fresh fruits and vegetables is an essential part of our daily diet. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy locally grown produce that is so bountiful in our state. And, buying locally grown food is not only good for the environment and the economy, it’s also Read more »
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May 06, 2018
The Salt Cave EXPERIENCE

The Salt Cave EXPERIENCE

Ever dream of lying on a sunny beach and breathing in the smell of salt air when a cold or sinus infection has you stuck inside feeling miserable? Well, you aren’t alone. Since ancient times, healers have recommended salt inhalation for treatment of the respiratory system and other health problems. While people once used natural salt caves to reap the benefits of a high salt-content environment, today there are salt Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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