Autism affects more than 400,000 American families and at least one in every five children in America. Autistic children or adults at first might appear mentally disabled but it’s very important to distinguish autism from other health conditions.
Based on the National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stokes, autism can manifest itself in different forms like behavioral problems, speech impediments, difficulty learning and focusing, inability to make friends and erratic outbursts.
Autistic kids have often difficulty learning and are mentally disabled. Some autistic kids have normal intelligence while others might fall into a lower range.
Half of people with autism score below 50 in IQ tests, 20% fall between 50 and 70 and 30% have an IQ higher than 70.
10 Fact you should know about Autism
Parents of autistic children know how difficult it is to deal with all the behavioral problems of autistic children.
Here are the following recommendations about autism if you are fully committed into improving the life of your child:
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1. Raw Organic Diet
It’s important to consume a high-fiber diet of 50% to 75% raw organic fruits and vegetables and include fods high in omega 3 fatty acids like wild sockeye salmon, raw nuts and seeds. Get rid of all the processed, packaged and canned foods. You should also eliminate sodas, milk chocolate, pesticide ridden foods, GMOs, food high in saturated fat, salt, sugar and soy. Avoid foods with artificial coloring and preservatives, fried foods, red meat, bacon, ham, hotdogs, sausage, high mercury fish and all dairy products.
Eliminate wheat or wheat products, drink steam-distilled water and include more frequent small meals rather than two or three large meals per day.
2. Detox diet and regular exercise:
It is very important to detoxify the body from accumulation of free radicals and heavy metals. You can make smoothies from organic fruits and vegetables and include herbs and spices.
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Get regular exercise and improve blood oxygen supply to the brain by practicing deep breathing techniques or meditation.
3. Live a green life style:
It is important to get rid of toxic home cleaners and use natural home cleaners, vinegar or baking soda. Also replace the bleach, laundry detergents, window cleaners and other chemicals with natural choices.