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"
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"
Every year, the EWG breaks down which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticides and which have the fewest. Their mission is to make food supply more transparent in order to help you decide when it’s worth spending extra for organic produce. For the fifth year in a row, apples have topped the “dirty” list, […]Read more "The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen- Your Guide to Organic Fruits and Vegetables"
By Dr. Janet Lintala In 2002, I was shocked when I learned my son needed to go on a GFCF Diet for Autism Spectrum Disorder. What about my love affair with baking and bread? At first, it was important to me to try to find GFCF recipes to duplicate my old family favorites. I bought […]Read more "10 Tips to go Gluten-Free, Casein-Free on a Budget"
Last month, a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that the 2014-15 flu season had already crossed the threshold for epidemic status, with 15 child deaths from the virus so far. Now, a new report from the organization estimates this season’s flu vaccine is only 23% effective across all age groups. […]Read more "How to Supercharge Your Immune System and Fight The Flu"
Join The Movement! Sign up now to receive life changing information on nutrition, lifestyle, and toxin avoidance. Subscribers also receive exclusive discounts on professional grade nutraceuticals at PractitionerSelect.com! Yes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, but a pound isn’t that heavy—why change our diet and lifestyle when we can just wait […]Read more "The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs"
In our previous post Detox And Toxicity Problems in Autism, we discussed the blood-brain barrier, the importance of glutathione, the role of the liver in detoxification, and the best nutritional supplements to support natural detoxification. In this article, we will go over some tips and guidance to support detoxification, ways to reduce toxic exposure, and […]Read more "Detox Part 2: Healthy ways to Support Detoxification"
In This Article: Introduction The Blood-Brain Barrier Importance of Glutatione The Liver’s Role The Best Detox Supplements Introduction The gastro intestinal (GI) tract contains the largest immune-active tissue in the body and has the greatest exposure to pathogens and toxins. Toxins pass through the gut wall and are delivered to the liver for neutralisation and […]Read more "Detox and Toxicity Problems in Autism"
Our bodies require one specific sugar only- glucose. Glucose is the preferred source of fuel by all body cells and is derived from the digestion of carbohydrates. There are two types of sugars in the common American diet, those naturally occurring in foods (such as fruit and vegetables) and those with added sugars (white and […]Read more "Sugar – White Death"