Health & Wellness

Autism Parenting Secrets Podcast

Autism diet and protein guidelines

Episode 102 of Autism Parenting Secrets.

Dr. David Minkoff discusses the importance of getting the right protein in the diet.

This applies to everyone but it’s even more critical for a child on the autism spectrum.  So much more is possible when you give the body the essential building blocks it needs to thrive.

The secret this week is…

You’re Missing The ESSENTIALS

You’ll Discover:

  • The Three Big Issues WIth Kids On The Spectrum (7:08)
  • What Parents Really Need To Watch Out For? (10:25)
  • Why Your Genes Are Not Your Destiny? (12:46)
  • How To Nourish Picky Eaters? (16:23)
  • A Simple Way Anyone Can Improve Performance (23:35)
  • “The Essentials” That Matter The Most (25:25)
  • The Surprising OTC Medicine That Block Digestion (28:56)
  • How To Enhance Neurotransmitter Production? (32:29)
  • The Thing To Add That Helps And Has No Downside (38:10)
  • An Approach To Reduce Seizure Activity (44:24)

About Dr. Minkoff

Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego. He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine. In 1992, Dr. Minkoff’s attended a lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Bland, widely considered the father of functional medicine, during which he had a eureka moment, and began pursuing the alternative health field with a vengeance, studying under the most accomplished thought leaders on natural & integrative healing. In 1997 Dr. Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic to help friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into LifeWorks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States.