This is the second part of a Special Needs series of posts. We know that caretakers of people with special needs are short on time, so please contact the reference department if we can help you with research. We want to help.
Undoubtedly, if you deal with special needs, you deal with the question of diet and vitamin supplements. If you need a book more specific to your circumstances, let us know, and we will find the right book.
For the caretaker who is over her head, and being told too much, here’s a good book to thumb through quickly:
Many special needs have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. If you determine this to be an issue, it would be well worth reading this, as treatment could result in better effects in many areas:
Do you just want an easy guide on vitamins and minerals, to see what they are supposed to do, and what to
Here are a couple books that are worth reading from cover to cover, with notes on the pages that deal with supplements.
Perlmutter, MD, David. Grain Brain, In this controversial best seller Perlmutter explains the thoughts and fears behind grain. The publisher claims that it’s help for those who battle a number of conditions, from ADHD to “senior moments”. His discussion on supplements on pp. 187 – 193, and again on pp. 223 – 224.
Agus, David B. The End of Illness. Agus does not run exactly opposite for Perlmutter, has a different perspective, from Perlmutter, if you have the time. Discussion on supplements, Chapeter 7, The Truth About Synthetic Shortcuts, p.150 – 173.
If you are taking supplements, or more than one medication, consider this book, Fernstrom, Madelyn and John. Don’t Eat This If You’re Taking That