Podcast: Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Bio-Medical Approach

Podcast: Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Bio-Medical Approach

Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders are challenging and the Bio-Medical Approach to treatment is making a difference. Dr. Valerie LaRosa, naturopathic physician and former behavioral therapist speaks about what Autism Spectrum Disorder is, what underlying issues may accompany it, and what could be done to help a child and their family. The bio-medical approach to the treatment of autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder has contributed to a broader view on its underlying causes and its treatment.This podcast is part one of a two part series on ASD Рits assessment and physiological treatment. So many children with ASD also suffer nagging health problems, which when addressed  can support improved function. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. What can be done? Bio-medical and naturopathic treatment offer children and families options for addressing the whole child

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Podcast: Sugar? Fat Chance. Rowing for a Cause

Sugar is it too much? Sami and Meredith think so. Rowing 2400 miles to raise money and awareness on how sugar is detrimental to our health. Sami Inkinen and Meredith Loring are rowing from San Francisco, California to Honolulu, Hawaii as part of the inaugural Great Pacific Race as a mixed pair. Why are they doing this, unsupported-meaning they will carry all their food (no sugar or processed foods) and gear? First, as they said, “Because we can and we like a good challenge.” Plus they will be promoting healthy eating and the fight against the proliferation of sugar in the global diet. Sami and Meredith are extra- ordinary. All funds they raise on this expedition will go to Dr. Robert Lustig’s Institute for Responsible Nutrition. Inspired? You can show your solidarity cut sugar out of your diet and make a donation to support their expedition here.

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