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Observations on Nutrition and Weight Development in Children with Downs Syndrome

Introduction Children and young people with Downs Syndrome and their parents are faced with a multitude of health-related problems. This frequently involves one particular topic, nutrition, being viewed from a professional rather than a parental point of view, which can lead to substantial long-term health problems and risks. The weight gain in children with Downs […]

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Seaweed in Colon Health & Nutrition (Part 2)

by Simon Ranger Balance of micronutrients A really comprehensive nutrient spectrum is difficult to obtain from landgrown and manufactured foods (11) where the effect of soil deficiencies and nutrient imbalances is well documented (12). Still more so in special diets, where certain foods are restricted due to illness and therapy, allergy and intolerance, pregnancy, metabolic […]

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Seaweed in Colon Health & Nutrition (Part 1)

by Simon Ranger Seaweeds, or ‘kelps’ as the wild brown algae are sometimes called, are known to assist the acid-alkaline balance (1), have a prebiotic effect on the gut flora (2), help protect the gut lining (3), stimulate the secretion of digestive enzymes (4) assist nutrient absorption and metabolism, and thus strengthen immunity.  This verbal […]

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Abstract no.: 775

Evaluation of trace elements and some enzymes in Egyptian children with Down syndrome N.A. Meguid, H.H.Afifi & N. Kholosy The present study investigated the activity of Cu Zn superoxide dismutase in red blood cells and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) in whole blood using spectrophotometric methods. The plasma levels of the copper and zinc cofactors, and whole […]

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How a Physician Cured Her Son’s Autism…

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride has a full-time medical practice in the United Kingdom where she treats children and adults with autism, learning disabilities, neurological disorders, psychiatric disorders, immune disorders, and digestive problems. Here, she shares her insights about Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS), which can make a child particularly prone to vaccine damage, and the GAPS […]

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The Re-Balancing Potential of Seaweed by Simon Range (Part 1)

Introduction The nutritional value of food is in steep decline. An annual analysis of 72 foods between 1940 and 2002 shows an average loss of 19% magnesium, 29% calcium, 37% iron, and 62% copper.[1] Over a similar post-War period, saturated fat in beef and chicken has risen more than 400%, whilst essential omega-3 fats critical […]

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