The liver is without a doubt our most important organ when it comes to removing toxins from the body. You may be surprised to learn how many different jobs this powerhouse organ actually has. The liver repackages nutrients It supports the immune system It manufactures protein structures such as neurotransmitters and human proteins used for growth […]Read more "The Top 10 Foods To Support Liver Function and Detoxification"
This smoothie is packed with the nutrients you need to maintain healthy adrenal glands. Your adrenal glands use more vitamin C than any other organ or gland in the body. With the one-two-punch of Vitamin C superfoods kiwifruit and yellow peppers, this smoothie contains over 1600 mg of Vitamin C. The nuts and seeds blend […]Read more "The Ultimate Adrenal Healing Smoothie"
What is Adrenal Fatigue? We all live in a fast, highly competitive and stressful world which is challenging us all on a daily basis and provides us with a number of stressful situations to deal with. Each of these single situations can be seen as a “stressor”. External stressors may include life changes such as […]Read more "5 Strategies to Manage Stress and Reduce Adrenal Fatigue"
WHAT IS METHYLATION? Methylation is one of the most important series of chemical reactions in the body. It is involved in repairing our DNA and protecting it against toxic damage. It helps control hormones and reduces homocysteine levels, a compound that damages blood vessels. Methylation supports detoxification, aids the nervous system, helps keep inflammation low […]Read more "12 Steps to Optimize Your Methylation Process"
Starting nutritional supplement therapy with children can be very stressful for parents. Children with developmental disabilities (such as ADD/HD, Autism, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, etc) may be required by physicians to take anywhere from 6 to 20 different nutritional supplements each day. This can be overwhelming to parents, especially when their children do not swallow pills and strongly resist […]Read more "Help! My Child Won’t Take Supplements!"
Dr. Mark Hyman calls it “the most important molecule you need to stay healthy and prevent disease”. He goes on to say, “… it’s the secret to prevent aging, cancer, heart disease, dementia and more, and necessary to treat everything from autism to Alzheimer’s disease. There are more than 89,000 medical articles about it — but […]Read more "The Single Most Important Molecule for Detoxification"
We are always thrilled to receive positive responses to our articles. Last week’s article, Constipation on the Autism Spectrum was extremely popular and we received a lot of wonderful feedback. We were told by parents that they found the tips and strategies to be very helpful, and many shared some of the tools they are using at home. Here […]Read more "Constipation Continued – is there an alternative to Miralax?"
Ok, so what is Healthius? Our team has been working behind the scenes for over a year to bring you a brand new, comprehensive online resource that will address all of your health and wellness needs from a functional and integrative approach. This site will host a virtual encyclopedia of informative articles from the top […]Read more "Healthius Featured in TexasMD Magazine"
By Dr. Janet Lintala You might be an autism parent if you think Gandalf the Grey’s famous line, “You shall not pass!” is referring to your child’s bowel movements. But seriously, You might be an autism parent if: Your child has four or less bowel movements a week You wonder how your child passed something that enormous Your […]Read more "Constipation on the Autism Spectrum"
How Green Is Your Home? 5 Weekend Projects to Detoxify Your Space We spend most of our time inside our home – are we safe there? Thanks to modern technology, buildings and homes are more efficiently sealed than ever, locking us in with all of our household chemicals and fumes. What can we do to […]Read more "5 Weekend Projects to Detoxify Your Home"