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Omega Oils: The Essential Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential to our diet.  They are considered essential because the body cannot make these vital nutrients and thus must get them from an outside source.  Omega-3 fatty acids are generally found in fish, some plants, and in nuts (actually the oil of nuts).  Many of our children do not consume foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.  If they are not consuming the Omega-3 fatty acids in their diet, supplementing this essential nutrient may be seriously considered.

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Let’s Talk About…The Basics of Supplementation

Mending Autism can be very complicated and the tackling of the subject of supplements for these children can prove to be quite daunting and confusing. There are so many different approaches on the subject which can range from adding absolutely no supplements to a $1000 per month (or more) supplement bill!  The truth of the matter lies somewhere between these two approaches.  Let’s take a rational and easily understood approach to the basics of supplementation.
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