nutrition

Secretin and Gut Neuropeptides

Secretin and Gut Neuropeptides

By Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND (Co-founder of Developmental Delay Resources) Secretin is a hormone that induces the pancreas to release bicarbonate, thereby adjusting the pH of the small intestine so that digestive enzymes can function. As one of 20 known gut...

Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine

This piece on food as medicine is excerpted from Annemarie Colbin's book "Food and Healing". She is a Certified Health Education Specialist, Founder of Natural Gourmet Cookery School and Institute for Food and Health in New York City. We think of food as something...

Nutrition and Autism

Nutrition and Autism

by Vicki Kobliner MS RD, CD-N Nutrition and autism:  Mention the words "nutrition" and "autism" and many people quickly but exclusively think of gluten and casein free diets (GFCF). While this diet has certainly helped to improve the symptoms of autism for many...