Tuesday, September 6, 2011

New Research Report on Diet and Autistic Spectrum Disorders from the ADD Wellness Group

There is now a growing body of research indicating that diet may play a role in the physical expression of autism. Metabolic dysfunction can include poor digestive capacity as well as limited nutrient absorption, and processing. This can lead to nutritional deficiencies of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. This can lead to higher than typical levels of oxidative stress which in turn affects bodily function for energy transport and detoxification. [Adams, et al. 2011] It appears that many of these metabolic issues can be clearly identified with metabolic testing and appropriate supplementation.

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/411156#ixzz1XD6mdhdL

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