Autism, anxiety and the gut: Microbiota transfer therapy or fecal microbiota transplant

April 17, 2017

We know that one of your greatest ally in health is your microbiome – the trillions of bacteria that are the control center of your health! But sometimes your microbiome can actually cause problems. One way to improve the microbiome is via microbiota transfer therapy (MTT), also called fecal microbiota transplant (FMT).   I was recently […]


Zinc deficiency alters chick gut bacteria makeup and function

September 2, 2016

A press release published by Cornell University shares research that has found that zinc deficiency alters gut bacteria makeup and function: The researchers used broiler chickens in the study, partly due to their omnivorous appetites – which allowed the researchers to feed them purified diets – and because of their fatty acids and genetic similarities to […]


The Anxiety Summit – Addressing Anxiety in Individuals with Autism

June 12, 2016

Julie Matthews, CNC, author of Nourishing Hope for Autism, was interviewed on the Anxiety Summit by host of the Anxiety Summit, Trudy Scott, Food Mood Expert and Nutritionist, author of The Antianxiety Food Solution. Addressing Anxiety in Individuals with Autism How common is anxiety in autism and medications commonly prescribed Autism prevalence and the exponential growth […]


The Anxiety Summit: BioIndividual Nutrition and Special Diets

June 22, 2014

Julie Matthews, Certified Nutrition Consultant and author of award winning book, Nourishing Hope for Autism, is interviewed by host of the Anxiety Summit, Trudy Scott, Food Mood Expert and Nutritionist, author of The Antianxiety Food Solution. BioIndividual Nutrition for Anxiety: How special diets and avoiding certain foods can support individuals with anxiety how the body and […]


Is Roundup toxic and a cause of anxiety, autism and celiac disease?

May 30, 2014

Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, kindly agreed to share her expertise on Roundup/glyphosate on The Anxiety Summit. This is the title of our interview: “Aluminum and glyphosate (Roundup) collaborate to cause anxiety, depression, autism and celiac disease.” Recently Dr. Seneff has become very concerned about the […]


9 Steps to Calm the Anxious Mind: Nourishing Hope Support Club

February 21, 2014

The Nourishing Hope Support Club is led by nutritionist Julie Matthews and created to help support families of children with autism and ADHD to understand how to apply food and nutrition choices based on each child’s individual biochemistry. She has extensive experience on how food compounds such as salicylates, oxalates, glutamates, and food proteins affect learning, […]