Tag Archives: Autism

Picky Eating Could Be Sign of Autism

A recent study from England found that many kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were picky eaters: consuming less vegetables and fruit than other children. ASD is a broad category, including diagnosis from Sensory Processing Disorder to Attention Deficit Disorder to Autism to Aspergers Disorder. Children with ASD are usually picky eaters, preferring the very […]

Picky Eating & Autism Spectrum Disorder

Three-year-old Danny regularly eats only a few foods. To make matters worse, he has great difficulty even touching most foods, especially food covered with a sauce. His mom began the Baby Bite Steps, outlined in my book, Baby Bites: Transforming a Picky Eater into a Healthy Eater. After only a few weeks with the Baby […]

A ‘S.A.D.’ Diet

Thirty years ago, I was like most moms, I didn’t have clue as to what was in the food I was purchasing. Our family ate the Standard American Diet, which is S.A.D. My journey to whole foods began when Jenny, my third daughter, was diagnosed as hyperactive. Her pediatrician wanted to write a prescription at […]