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Autism & Nutraceuticals

Autism & Nutraceuticals

Autism & Nutraceuticals

Ms Elizabeth Strickland MS, RD, LD
Ms Elizabeth Strickland MS, RD, LD

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Launch date: 22 Jul 2016
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Last updated: 04 Aug 2017

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The number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is growing worldwide. Over the past 5 years significant advances have been made in identifying several genetic and environmental risk factors for developing ASD. Some of this new emerging research investigates the role of nutraceuticals in treating ASD and supporting evidence shows its use to be very encouraging. Caregivers, parents and healthcare professionals are becoming more aware of the potential benefits of nutraceuticals in the treatment of ASD.

All healthcare professionals must keep up-to-date on the current research and recommend nutraceuticals as appropriate. Nutraceuticals offering potential benefits for ASD include multivitamin and mineral supplementation, vitamin C, methyl-B12, vitamin B6, L-carnitine, omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics and carnosine.

Elizabeth will discuss nutraceuticals, their potential benefits, supporting research-based studies and implications for the healthcare professional.


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
Objective 1:
Enhance participant’s awareness of nutraceuticals and their role in treating autism.
Objective 2:
Explain the potential role of methyl-B12 as a treatment for a subgroup of children with autism.
Objective 3:
Discuss research findings regarding the dosage and potential positive effects of certainnutraceuticals to treat autism.
Ms Elizabeth Strickland MS, RD, LD

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Ms Elizabeth Strickland MS, RD, LD

Elizabeth Strickland is a Registered Dietitian with over thirty years of experience specializing in Nutrition Therapy for infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities and chronic illnesses. Elizabeth’s area of expertise includes Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Elizabeth is the of ASD Nutrition & Consulting, a clinical nutrition consulting firm that serves families, professionals, educational systems, and private and government programs. In addition to presenting and workshops Elizabeth provides nutrition therapy to individuals diagnosed with autism, ADHD, food allergies, gastrointestinal problems and related disorders.

Elizabeth is a published ; the title of her book is “Eating for Autism … The 10-Step Nutrition Plan to Help Treat Your Child’s Autism, Asperger’s, or ADHD”.

Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Louisiana State University and a Master of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Georgia.

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