Spirulina and Autism – Why Spirulina Might Help Your Autistic Child

 

What Doctors Say

Some doctors say (1) that an important part of therapy for autistic children, is to normalise levels of copper and zinc in the blood, which may be due to environmental factors. In one particular study (1), high levels of copper and low levels of zinc were shown to be a factor in autism. Indeed, the study went much further, saying that metallothionein (MT) dysfunction was the primary cause of autism, with high levels of copper and other heavy metals being a key factor.

What you may be asking yourself is. What is metallothionein?

Spirulina and Autism – Why Spirulina Might Help Your Autistic Child
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What Is Chlorella About?

 

What Is Chlorella About?
What Is Chlorella About?

Unlike Spirulina, which is a cyanobacteria, chlorella is a single celled freshwater algae, that its supporters say, has many health benefits. As it is often found in health food shops with spirulina, and in some cases mixed with spirulina, we decided to look into it further. So what is chlorella about exactly?

Where Does It Come From?

Originally coming from Japan and Taiwan, apparently some 10 Million Japanese use it frequently. Which it is claimed, is more than North America´s use of vitamin C, which is one of the most common supplements used in the USA.

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