What to do if you can’t lose weight

Sometimes losing weight isn’t just about burning more calories than you eat. There are many factors that influence our metabolism and it’s not only about how much we eat but what we eat and when it eat it too.

Coexisting conditions among adults with ASD vs general population

Autism and common co-existing medical conditions

Many medical and psychiatric conditions have been reported to be more prevalent in children and adolescents with ASD. These include seizures, sleep disorders, allergic disorders (asthma, nasal allergies, food intolerances), gastrointestinal problems (constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea, and/or nausea lasting three or more months) and more.

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Why do we need healthy bacteria in our gut?

When our gut flora is healthy, beneficial bacteria and microbes flourish and control the harmful ones. However, an imbalance in gut bacteria composition can be potentially harmful and lead to bloating, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea, IBS, diabetes, autism, autoimmune diseases and allergies.

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Recipe: Buckwheat granola

I find the shop-bought granolas too sweet. And they mainly contain plenty of oats, which is not ideal for those on gluten free diets (unless you buy certified gluten free ones) or on a paleo style diet. This granola is gluten free, and grain-free. Buckwheat is a pseudo-grain, so strictly speaking not paleo so you […]