The Adhd And Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook: The Cutting-edge Biomedical Approach To…

by Dana Laake, Pamela Compart

Fair Winds Press | January 1, 2013 | Hardcover

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More than 90 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD or autism have nutritional or metabolic inefficiencies. Find out if your child is one of those suffering from this condition today, and learn how you can drastically improve your child’s symptoms and wellbeing with The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook. In this groundbreaking new book, doctor-nutritionist team Pamela Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N., authors of the bestselling Kid-Friendly ADHD and Autism Cookbook, reveal how to properly and safely implement supplements and dietary changes to affect and counter the symptoms of autism. Through their proven, symptom-by-symptom treatment method, you’ll learn exactly what regimens work best in helping your child's brain and body thrive, resulting in improved behavior, attention, mood, language, cognition, and social interaction.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.75 in

Published: January 1, 2013

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1592335179

ISBN - 13: 9781592335176

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The Adhd And Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook: The Cutting-edge Biomedical Approach To Treating The Underlying Deficiencies And Symptoms Of Adhd

The Adhd And Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook: The Cutting-edge Biomedical Approach To…

by Dana Laake, Pamela Compart

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.75 in

Published: January 1, 2013

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1592335179

ISBN - 13: 9781592335176

Table of Contents

ForewordIntroduction  Chapter 1: The Journey Begins: Getting Started and Supplementing Safely1.1 Nutrition 101: Terminology, Principles, Recommendations, and SupplementationA.Safety First: Do No HarmB. No Speeding: How to Supplement—Start Low and Go SlowC. Natural, Synthetic, and Artificial Nutrient FormsD.Elemental Nutrients versus Nutrient CompoundsE. Nutrient Absorption Rates Vary to Maintain Homeostasis and Prevent ToxicityF.   DRI/RDA Recommendations versus Individualized RecommendationsG.Supplement Description, Regulation, and SafetyH.Tips on Getting Your Child to Take Supplements1.2 The Quick Start: Six Supplements with the Biggest Benefits and Fewest Side EffectsA.MagnesiumB. Vitamin DC. ZincD.Essential Omega-3 Fatty AcidsE. ProbioticsF.   Multiple Vitamin Mineral1.3 Fuel Stop: The Quick Start Diet—A Healthy Organic Diet Chapter 2: Moving Forward: Supplementation Based on Specific Signs and Symptoms2.1 Allergies2.2 Anger, Aggression, and Self-Injurious Behavior2.3 Anxiety, Perseverations, Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms, and Repetitive Behaviors2.4 Attention and Focus Problems2.5 Communication and Language Delays2.6 Constipation2.7 Diarrhea2.8 Eye Contact and Vision Problems2.9 Fatigue, Poor Endurance, and Low Muscle Tone2.10 Hyperactivity2.11 Mood Issues2.12 Pica2.13 Picky Eating2.14 Sensory Sensitivities2.15 Silly Behavior and Inappropriate Giggling/Laughing2.16 Skin Problems: Eczema, Dry Skin, and Rashes2.17 Sleep Difficulties2.18 Yeast Overgrowth Chapter 3: Getting
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More than 90 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD or autism have nutritional or metabolic inefficiencies. Find out if your child is one of those suffering from this condition today, and learn how you can drastically improve your child’s symptoms and wellbeing with The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook. In this groundbreaking new book, doctor-nutritionist team Pamela Compart, M.D. and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N., authors of the bestselling Kid-Friendly ADHD and Autism Cookbook, reveal how to properly and safely implement supplements and dietary changes to affect and counter the symptoms of autism. Through their proven, symptom-by-symptom treatment method, you’ll learn exactly what regimens work best in helping your child's brain and body thrive, resulting in improved behavior, attention, mood, language, cognition, and social interaction.

About the Author

Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S., L.D.N., is a licensed nutritionist in Kensington, MD. Within her practice, Dana Laake Nutrition, she provides preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services. An honors graduate from Temple University (health sciences, dental hygiene), she received her masters’ degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland. http://www.danalaake.com

Pamela Compart, M.D., is a developmental pediatrician and a functional medicine physician in Columbia, MD. She is the founder and director of HeartLight Healing Arts, Inc., an integrated health care center providing comprehensive traditional and complementary medicine services for children and adults. http://www.heartlighthealingarts.com

Editorial Reviews

“This book provides invaluable information on diet and supplements, as well as nutrient and medication interactions. From years of experience and sound research, these clinicians outline specific supplements that can positively impact your child’s health and development. If you read only one guide this year, make it this one.”
Nancy Hofreuter O’Hara, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.,
Center for Integrative Health, Wilton, CT.