Posts Tagged: ASD

Improving Gut Flora = Huge Benefits In Autism

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I’ve already written extensively about the power of the gut-mind axis and how probiotics have been able to dramatically support brain function, treating everything from mood disorders to cognition.   One study showed depression improved when participants received probiotic supplements for 30 days, and another study reported clinically significant improvement in mood when participants ate… Read more »

Broccoli Improves Autism (And 5 Other Natural Ways To Help)

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A small but important study just revealed that a component of broccoli and broccoli sprouts (sulforaphane) can help give autistic patients a significant boost to social skills and verbal communication… naturally!     Published Oct 13, 2014, researchers studied 40 males between the ages of 13 and 27… all who had moderate to severe autism…. Read more »

Pesticide Exposure and Autism

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There is ample proof to show that pesticides are contributing to the steep rise of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and developmental delay (DD.)   The latest study was published a few weeks ago on June 23, 2014 in Environmental Health Perspectives.   This study specifically links prenatal exposure of organophosphates (the most commonly applied agricultural… Read more »