Effective Treatments for Autism?: Gluten-Free, Vitamins, and Other Alternatives

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There is some evidence that certain treatments are helpful. Continue reading

Nutritional Therapy for Parents

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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are developmental disorders that affect children by disrupting their ability to communicate and interact socially. To reduce a child’s symptoms of autism and improve social and cognitive behaviors in speech, parents can try nutritional therapy. Continue reading

Connecting the Dots: Leaky Gut, Gluten-Free, Casein-Free, Low-Carb, and Probiotics

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We’ve been talking a lot lately about the impact of diet on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), even though they are typically considered a neurological condition.  Many people with an ASD experience chronic digestive symptoms that, when treated often results in … Continue reading

Dietary Changes To Alleviate Asperger’s Symptoms

Dietary changes can help children with autism and Asperger’s syndrome according to Craig Kendall, author of The Asperger’s Syndrome Survival Guide. Gluten and casein free diets help overcome Asperger’s syndrome symptoms improving behavior in children. Continue reading

Gluten-free Casein-free Diet Improves Symptoms of Autism

Gluten-free Casein-free Diet Improves Symptoms of AutismScientists at Penn State have found that a gluten-free and casein-free diet could improve the behavior and psychological symptoms of some children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Gluten and casein are two of the most common “diet offenders.” Gluten is a protein found in the seeds of several grains such as barley, rye, and wheat. Casein is a protein found in dairy products and other foods containing dairy or lactose. Continue reading