Almost 40 % of kids with autism likewise have gastrointestinal disorders; of the mixed group 80 % are estimated to have serious constipation, based on the researchers. This research will take a totally novel appear at how constipation correlates with intensity of autism symptoms and related behavioral problems, said Levitt, who’s also W.M. Keck Provost Professor in Neurogenetics, Pediatrics, Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Psychology and Pathology in the Keck College of Medication of the University of Southern California.‘We dropped at least a month to a month-and-a-half of pasture.’ Truly organic grass-fed beef provides higher levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acidsIt appears that feeding grains to livestock rather than feeding them highly nutritious grasses may be the only choice, but experts hope that the USDA rule changes are just temporary. ‘It’s a necessary evil,’ stated Ronnie Cummins, national director of the Organic Consumers Association. ‘We’ll support this variance if that’s the only alternative.’ ‘Grass-fed dairy or beef has higher degrees of Omega-3 and Omega-6, which is really important in human health,’ said Cummins. ‘There is no question that feeding grain to animals that aren’t supposed to be consuming grain is not good for them, not good for the environment and not good for consumers.’ Federal aid packages, up to now topping $1.2 billion, have been brought in to resolve the nagging problem, but the cash isn’t fixing the problem.