Posted on January 12, 2010 by Adonya Wong
I’m not a fan of doing laundry. Quite frankly, the only reason I do it at all is because I’m a pretty big fan of clean undies.
But this post isn’t about my underwear, and for shame on me for sharing something that intimate. ;)
This post is about allergies. It’s about why most people on the spectrum seem to have a ridiculously long list of the what-nots in their lives. It’s about my son, and oh, it’s about me too! ;) (more…)
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Posted on September 29, 2009 by Adonya Wong
It is common for a person with autism to have certain food allergies. And it is also common, within the community, for those individuals to be on very restrictive diets; the more popular being GFCF (Gluten-free Casein-free).
Although, precautionary measures are taken to ensure one does not consume foods containing any triggers, some thought may not be given to whether or not the allergen-free foods are manufactured by companies who do not use genetically modified ingredients. (more…)
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Posted on January 30, 2009 by Adonya Wong
As a mother to a child with autism, I am already very careful about what my son does and does not consume. However, there was some recent news that I found deeply disturbing.
I have often said that there is more to the extreme rise in childhood disorders these days, particularly autism, than just vaccines.
You already know my stance on other contributing factors such as our severe environmental changes and other toxic and unnecessary food additives. (more…)
Filed under: Diet & Nutrition | Tagged: adonya wong, autism awareness, high fructose corn syrup, mercury poisoning | 12 Comments »