Researchers and nutritionists agree that there is a strong connection between the brain and the gut, so ensuring a healthy gastrointestinal system is important for the treatment or management of autism. General inflammation within the body is one of the associated causes of ASD conditions, and much of that inflammation can stem from the gut. Probiotics improve the healthy balance of bacteria in the gut and help decrease inflammation, which has broad effects on autism and the rest of the body.
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Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.