Preliminary research indicates broccoli shows promise for autism symptoms

HealthDay reporter Amy Norton indicates new research discussing the role of sulforaphane, found in broccoli, in helping those with autism that suffer with irritability, repetitive behaviors, hyperactivity and poor communication.

http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20141013/broccoli-compound-shows-promise-for-autism-symptoms-in-small-study

The benefits of Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element that has been proven to be effective for immune function, insulin regulation, thyroid health, renewal of skin cells and even vision.  We consume it primarily in our food from red meat, poultry, fish and seafood.

Morgan Chilson discusses how effective it is as a daily supplement:  http://www.newsmax.com/fastfeatures/zinc-supplement-health-benefits/2014/10/20/id/601866/

Homeopathy for Gastro-Intestinal Disorders

One of the more common issues my patients complain about are gastrointestinal (stomach) disorders.  They range from nausea (pregnancy, sickness), vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, stomach aches, inflammation, food sensitives to gas, bloating and excessive burping.   Food sensitivity testing is not always necessary.   Karen Allen, from the National Center for Homeopathy, has put together an exceptional presentation on the use of homeopathy for stomach and digestive complaints.  Follow the link below:

http://www.homeopathycenter.org/webinar/homeopathy-gastro-intestinal-disorders?referralVideo=7234fb04453df4c22d1fea59c137cf24