After acquiring a BA in Sociology, Meredith Deasley worked in the commercial insurance industry for 10 years. It wasn't until she had two children, both with multiple food sensitivities and allergies, that she came to understand the power of food.
In 1999, Meredith gave birth to her first daughter, Taylor. Within 24 hours of her arrival, Taylor's reactions to foods became apparent. As a newborn, Taylor experienced bouts of projectile vomiting, colic, and constipation. As a toddler, Taylor became extremely constipated, to the point where she was in pain for the better part of 6 months. As a young girl, mood swings began to surface.
As a result of extensive research, Meredith learned that food sensitivities and allergies were the culprits and that Taylor, in fact, had problems with all of the common allergens.
In 2002, Meredith gave birth to her second daughter, Paige. Paige also had food sensitivities! Meredith approached the raising of this child very differently, as a result of her research on nutrition. She also tested what she had learned with Taylor, on Paige, to see if the teachings applied to more than one child. She was thrilled to find that the knowledge she had gained was sound!
Today, Meredith's daughters can eat any food without any major repercussions. When they have colds, they have the sniffles or a cough for a couple of days and then they are back at it. They have excelled academically and athletically throughout their years in school. Meredith needs no further proof of the power of food.