As a toddler, Garrett would bang his head when he got frustrated; he would go into rages, unable to control himself. Even as a very young child, he was tormented with fears —loud noises, bugs, escalators, the dark. If he found himself in a dark room, he would panic and scream, and his heart would race. And if something upset him, he would be stuck in his reaction. One time when he was two, he screamed for over an hour because he wanted cheese. His mom, Kristina, writes that they were in their car in a snow storm and she didn’t have any cheese.
Read how this family cut out chemical additives in foods and saw an improvement in behavior. But, it was not until they discovered all the foods that could set him off that they were able to enjoy a major change. One of their discoveries was a real surprise to them.