Diet for ASD/ADHD
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is becoming more and more prevalent here in Australia as well as abroad. Just like any other person, a child with autism might suffer gastritis, GERD, colitis, IBS, constipation, motility based disorders, food allergies and sensitivities and overgrowth.
In a recent study, 70% of children with ASD had GI issues. There are many behaviour likes with gut health.
Working with the doctor to test for zinc, B-6, iron, vitamin D, omega 3, magnesium deficiencies. Targeted nutrient therapy is often needed to repair deficiencies.
Improving the diet of children with ASD is of vital importance.
If your child has ASD or ADD and you need assistance to improve their diet and work out potential triggers, please give me a call. I'd be happy to help.