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Shawna Kunselman

Shawna Kunselman MSACN, is a Clinical Nutritionist who holds a Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.  Shawna is married and has two children. When her oldest son was diagnosed with autism at the age of five years old, she became intensely focused on understanding the biochemistry of our bodies and the specifics of using special diets to help autism and other inflammatory conditions. In addition to continuous learning and researching, Shawna is passionate about spreading awareness of natural means of healing and holistic living. She hopes to inspire others to become more aware of the impact food and environment has on our health. You can follow Shawna at:, If you have concerns about your child’s health and think nutrition or diet may be a contributing factor, Shawna invites Autism Parenting Magazine readers to a FREE consultation to help get an understanding of possible root problems of some of these symptoms.

Top Ways a Gluten Free Diet Can Help Kids with Autism

Hot Off the Press! Top Ways a Gluten Free Diet Can Help Kids with Autism

Recent clinical trials looking at gluten-free diets for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are showing benefits worth considering. Typical indicators of autism spectrum in children may include delayed speech, lack of eye contact, impaired or non-present social skills, shyness, obsessive-type behaviors, delayed gross or fine motor skills, sensory integration issues (sound and touch sensitivity, […]

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