Digestion, Autism & ADHD

Digestion, Autism & ADHD

“SURVEYS PUBLISHED IN THE GASTROENTEROLOGY LITERATURE HAVE STATED THAT GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS, SUCH AS CHRONIC CONSTIPATION OR DIARRHEA, OCCUR IN 46% TO 85% OF CHILDREN WITH ASDS.”  Journal of Pediatrics – Scott M. Myers, MD The digestive tract is the heart of the innate immune system.  The innate immune system is a barrier defence against microbes. …

Colic Baby

Natural Remedies for Colic in Infants

Colic is a frustrating and exhausting condition for both infants and parents. The time spent raising a colicky child is fraught with sleepless nights and nearly endless screaming. You may think it will never end, but here are some colic remedies that may help. The exact cause of colic in infants is controversial and the…

Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Ingredients knob of butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 large cauliflower (about 900g/2lb), leaves trimmed and cut into florets 1 potato, peeled and cut into chunks 700ml vegetable stock (from a cube is fine) 400ml milk 100g mature cheddar, diced Method Heat the butter in a large saucepan. Tip in the onion and cook…

Tuna Sweet Potato Jackets

Ingredients 4 small sweet potatoes (about 200g each) 185g can tuna in spring water, drained ½ red onion, finely sliced 1 small red chilli, deseeded and chopped juice 1 lime 6 tbsp Greek yogurt handful coriander leaves Method Scrub the sweet potatoes and prick all over with a fork. Place on a microwaveable plate and…

Arthritis of the Hand

Arthritis of the Hand

The hand and wrist have multiple small joints that work together to produce motion, including the fine motion needed to thread a needle or tie a shoelace. When the joints are affected by arthritis, activities of daily living can be difficult. Arthritis can occur in many areas of the hand and wrist and can have…