Jun/Jul 2011

Editor's Note

Diet Matters: Autism & Special Diets

Anyone watching the stats on the increasing incidence of certain childhood medical conditions—allergies, autism, diabetes, obesity, ADHD—knows it makes for grim news. Take a look at the latest figures on autism from the Centers for Disease Control: 1 in 110 children. When you break it down to just boys, CDC’s rate is 1 in 70. According to new research in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal, Pediatrics, the numbers are even more alarming. One in 91 kids, 1 in 58 boys.   More...